BUFFALO, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Derek Roy of the Buffalo Sabres signs autographs for fans during a red carpet arrival for players before playing the Toronto Maple Leafs at HSBC Arena on September 25, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/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