DALLAS, TX - MARCH 10: Goalie Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Dallas Stars stops a shot on goal as Bobby Ryan #9 of the Anaheim Ducks looks for the rebound while Mark Fistric #28 of the Dallas Stars defends during the second period of a hockey game at the American Airlines Center on March 10, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Wade/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