BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 23: Jack Hillen #38 of the Washington Capitals warms up prior to the preseason game against the Boston Bruins on September 23, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/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