Nashville Predators vs. Detroit Red Wings - Game Three
DETROIT, MI - APRIL 15: A fan shows up with his own Stanley Cup to Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Nashville Predators and the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on April 15, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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