Carolina Hurricanes vs. Minnesota Wild - Compuware NHL Premiere
HELSINKI, FINLAND - OCTOBER 8: Players from the Carolina Hurricanes and Minnesota Wild fight during the first 10 minutes of the game at the Hartwall Areena during the 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere game on October 8, 2010 in Helsinki, Finland. (Photo by Matti Matikainen/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