UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 02: (L-R) Chicago Blackhawks Olympic medal winners Patrick Kane of the Untited States, Brent Seabrook, Jonathan Toews, and Duncan Keith of Canada pose for a photo prior to playing the New York Islanders on March 2, 2010 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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