DENVER - MARCH 01: Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche poses with his USA Hockey silver medal from the 2010 Vancouver Olympic games before the start of the game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Pepsi Center on March 1, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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