CALGARY, CANADA - DECEMBER 31: Curtis McElhinney #1 of the Calgary Flames crouches in the net against the Edmonton Oilers on December 31, 2009 at Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/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