VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 25: Referee Kerry Fraser relaxes in a rocking chair in his dressing room before the game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Buffalo Sabres at General Motors Place on January 25, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Fraser was given a rocking chair from the off ice officials as a gift to commemorate his last game refereeing in Vancouver. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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