OTTAWA, CANADA - OCTOBER 27: Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators dives to make a save while teammate Sergei Gonchar #55 tries to tie up Jack Skille #12 of the Florida Panthers at the top of the crease during a game at Scotiabank Place on October 27, 2011 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/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