PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCTOBER 9: Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins gets checked by the Phoenix Coyotes at the O2 Arena on October 9, 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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