CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 09: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks yells out in celebration, with teammate Brian Campbell #51, after scoring his second goal in the 1st against the Dallas Stars on February 09, 2010 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/al 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