GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 05: Taylor Pyatt #14 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates in to score a first period goal past Erik Karlsson #65 of the Ottawa Senators during the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on December 5, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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