BOSTON - MARCH 18: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins pose center ice with Boston Bruins Alumni Bobby Orr and John Bucyk before the game at the TD Garden on March 18, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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