RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 21: Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes sees his shot go wide of Martin Bodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils while being defended by Adam Henrique #14 during their NHL game at PNC Arena on March 21, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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