PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 28: Maxime Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his goal against the New York Rangers with Kris Letang #58 in the first period at Mellon Arena on November 28, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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