TORONTO, CANADA - MARCH 9: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins stretches in the warm-up prior to a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 9, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Claus Andersen/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