EDMONTON, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 23: Ryan Malone #6 of the Tampa Bay Lightning cuts to the net with Magnus Paajarvi #91of the Edmonton Oilers right behind him, while Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk #40 is in goal on September 23, 2010 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dale MacMillan/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