DETROIT - APRIL 25: Lauri Korpikoski #29 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates with teammates for his goal on Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 25, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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