Phoenix Coyotes vs. Detroit Red Wings - Game Three
DETROIT - APRIL 18: Matthew Lombardi #15 of the Phoenix Coyotes battles for the puck with Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings during Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 18, 2010 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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