EDMONTON, CANADA - January 4: Nikolai Khabibulin #35 of the Edmonton Oilers and Devan Dubnyk #40 of the Edmonton Oilers chat during warm up before a game at Rexall Place on January 4, 2011 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dylan Lynch/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