New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals - Game Four
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 5: Washington Capitals fans arrive to arena before Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers on May 5, 2012 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/NHLI via 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