San Jose Sharks vs. Detroit Red Wings - Game Three
DETROIT, MI - MAY 04: Darren Helm #43 of the Detroit Red Wings stands among Kent Huskins #40 of the San Jose Sharks and teammates Joe Pavelski #8 and Scott Nichol #21 in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 4th, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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