NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 24: A general view of bags containing mystery pucks being sold during Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Night prior to the game between the Vancouver Canucks and the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on October 24, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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