PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 08: Ilya Bryzgalov #30 and Matt Carle #25 of the Philadelphia Flyers stretch during warmups with Jose Theodore #60 and Brian Campbell #51 of the Florida Panthers on March 8, 2012 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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