WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 22: Chris Kelly #23 of the Boston Bruins warms up before Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Washington Capitals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 22, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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