OTTAWA, CANADA - FEBRUARY 12: Jakob Silfverberg #33 of the Ottawa Senators looks to makes a pass against pressure from Christian Ehrhoff #10 and Andrej Sekera #44 of the Buffalo Sabres on February 12, 2013 at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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