ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 6: Nick Bonino #13, Brandon McMillan #64 and Emerson Etem #65 of the Anaheim Ducks look on from the bench before the game against the Phoenix Coyotes on March 6, 2013 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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