MONTREAL, CANADA - JANUARY 7: As a part of the Henderson Jersey Homecoming Tour, Team Canada 1972 Summit Series teammates Paul Henderson (2L), Yvan Cournoyer (3R) and Vladislav Tretiak (R) meet fans before the NHL game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Tampa Bay Lightning on January 7, 2012 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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