OTTAWA - OCTOBER 23: Members of the Ottawa Senators management and coaching staff pose with their Hockey Fights Cancer ties prior to a game against the Montreal Canadiens at Scotiabank Place on October 23, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. From left to right, they are: Rick Wamsley; Tim Pattyson, Tim Murray, Cory Clouston, Brad Lauer, Bryan Murray and Greg Carvel. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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