STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - OCTOBER 8: Center Peter Forsberg #21 of the Columbus Blue Jackets squares off against right wing Matt Bradley #10 of San Jose Sharks at the The Ericsson Globe Arena during the 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere game on October 8, 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. The Blue Jackets defeated the Sharks 5-2. (Photo by Gunnar Ask/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