ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 28: T.J. Oshie #74 of the St. Louis Blues warms up before Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center on April 28, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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