SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 03: Goaltender Thomas Greiss #1 and Douglas Murray #3 of the San Jose Sharks watches the shat of Stephen Weiss #9 of the Florida Panthers roll pass them for a goal at HP Pavilion at San Jose on December 3, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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