NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 9: Jonas Hiller #1 plays soccer volleyball with teammates Jean-Sebastien Giguere #35, Ryan Carter #20, Evgeny Artyukhin #24 and strength coach Sean Skahan of the Anaheim Ducks prior to a game against the Nashville Predators on January 9, 2010 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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