DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 05: Goalie Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings stretches during warm ups before an NHL game against the Calgary Flames at Joe Louis Arena on February 5, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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