2014 NHL Stadium Series - New York - Practice Sessions And Family Skate
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Colin McDonald #13 of the New York Islanders prepares for the 2014 NHL Stadium Series practice session at Yankee Stadium on January 28, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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