NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 21: Nashville Predators fans visit the Pro Shop before the puck drops against the St. Louis Blues during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on January 21, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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