ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 15: Todd Marchant #22 and Troy Bodie #50 of the Anaheim Ducks fight for position against Alexander Burmistrov #8 of the Atlanta Thrashers during the game on October 15, 2010 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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