ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 11: Anthony Stewart #22 of the Atlanta Thrashers scores a goal past goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers at Philips Arena on February 11, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/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