OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 30: Benoit Pouliot #57 of the Montreal Canadiens knocks Alex Kovalev #27 of the Ottawa Senators to the ice in a game at Scotiabank Place on January 30, 2010 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/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