CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 11: Jarome Iginla #12 of the Calgary Flames and Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche are at centre ice for a ceremonial puck drop for a Canadian Military Appreciation night on January 11, 2010 at Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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