WINNIPEG, CANADA - JANUARY 27: A Winnipeg Jets fan holds up a sign during the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action between the Jets and the New York Islanders at the MTS Centre on January 27, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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