NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 27: Dan Hamhuis #2 along with Shea Weber #6, Kevin Klein #8, Wade Belak #3 and Alexander Sulzer #52 of the Nashville Predators gets suited up in the new third jersey prior to a game against the St. Louis Blues on November 27, 2009 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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