BUFFALO, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Johnny Boychuk #55 of the Boston Bruins skates along the boards against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on February 8, 2012 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/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