CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 11: Members of the Chicago Blackhawks including (L-R) Steve Montador #5, Marian Hossa #81, Patrick Kane #88, Duncan Keith #2 and Marcus Kruger #16 wear camouflage jerseys during warm-ups to honor Veterans Day before a game against the Calgary Flames at the United Center on November 11, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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