BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 19: Bunker Hill Pipe Band sits on the bench before the game of the Boston Bruins against the New York Rangers at the TD Garden on January 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/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