STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - OCTOBER 9: Derek Dorsett #15 and Ethan Moreau #19 of the Columbus Blue Jackets fight for the puck with John McCarthy #43 and Niclas Wallin #7 of the San Jose Sharks in front of the net of Antero Niittymaki #30 of the Sharks during the 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere at the Ericsson Globe Arena October 9, 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. (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