LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 12: A view of the exterior of Staples Center prior to the game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Atlanta Thrashers at Staples Center on October 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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