Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO - APRIL 16: Kris Versteeg #32 of the Chicago Blackhawks charges around Cody Franson #32 of the Nashville Predators at Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 16, 2010 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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