LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 7: Members of the Calgary Flames warmup by playing soccer in the hallways prior to the game against the Los Angeles Kings during the game on December 7, 2009 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Juan Ocampo/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