VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 5: Alex Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates his goal with teammates Daniel Sedin #22, Henrik Sedin #33, and Sami Salo #6 as Kristian Huselius #20 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates away during their game at General Motors Place on January 5, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Kim Stallknecht/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