TORONTO, CANADA - FEBRUARY 28: Keaton Ellerby #4 of the Florida Panthers shoots during warmup before NHL action at the Air Canada Centre against the Toronto Maple Leafs February 28, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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