DENVER - SEPTEMBER 28: Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates his first period goal with his teammates against the Dallas Stars during preseason NHL action at the Pepsi Center on September 28, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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