NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 11: Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils misses a shot by Tomas Holmstrom #96 of the Detroit Red Wings (not shown) at 28 seconds of the first period at the Prudential Center on December 11, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.
— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers