DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 24: Author and TSN reporter Rob Simpson signs copies of his new book 'The Winged Wheel' in the concourse of Joe Louis Arena before a NHL game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Detroit Red Wings on February 24, 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