VANCOUVER, CANADA - NOVEMBER 22: Practice pucks sit frozen covered with ice shavings prior to the game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Chicago Blackhawks at General Motors Place on November 22, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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