NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 25: Vernon Fiddler #38 of the Dallas Stars stretches along the bench in warmups against the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on February 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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