CALGARY, CANADA - FEBRUARY 11: A general view as the Calgary Flames and the Minnesota Wild skate before their NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 11, 2013 in Calgary, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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