OTTAWA - DECEMBER 30: Brian Elliott #30 of the Ottawa Senators pours water on his neck prior the a game against the Colorado Avalanche at Scotiabank Place on December 30, 2009 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/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