PITTSBURGH - OCTOBER 9: Max Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ryan O'Byrne #20 of the Montreal Canadiens mix it up in the first period at Consol Energy Center on October 9, 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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