COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 25: Jamie Healy (L), Assistant Equipment Manager sharpens the skate of Jakub Voracek #93 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during warmups, prior to the start of the game against the Philadelphia Flyers on October 25, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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