TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 21: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins trips over B.J. Crombeen #19 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of the game at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on February 21, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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