NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 24: Krys Barch #22 of the New Jersey Devils fights with Anthony Peluso #14 of the Winnipeg Jets during their game at the Prudential Center on February 24, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/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