ATLANTA - MARCH 25: Luca Caputi #33 of the Toronto Maple Leafs battles for the puck against Rich Peverley #47 of the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on March 25, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/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