VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 14: Hockey fans photograph 2010 Olympic gold, silver and bronze medals won Roberto Luongo, Ryan Kesler and Samil Salo of the Vancouver Canucks on display before the game against the Calgary Flames at General Motors Place on March 14, 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