NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 24: Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils stops a shot in the first period against the Washington Capitals at Prudential Center on January 24, 2014 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