ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 20: Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks skates by fans before game against the Chicago Blackhawks on March 20, 2013 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Etem scored his first career goal in the game. (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