GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 28: Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes high-fives young fans as he walks to the locker room before the start of a game against the Nashville Predators at Jobing.com Arena on January 28, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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