NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 25: Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils looks on during warm ups before the game against the Washington Capitals at the Prudential Center on January 25, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/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