VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 13: Mikael Samuelsson #26 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates his goal with teammates Henrik Sedin #33, Daniel Sedin #22, Sami Salo #6 and Pavol Demitra #38 during their game against the Ottawa Senators at General Motors Place on March 13, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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