GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 28: Phoenix Coyotes players/wives Kristyn O'Brien #3 and Taylar Gannon #88 collect money for Haitian Relief before the Coyotes play the Calgary Flames on January 28, 2010 at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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