NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: (L-R) Rick Nash #61 greets Marian Gaborik #10 of the New York Rangers following Gaborik's first period goal against the Boston Bruins at Madison Square Garden on January 23, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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