GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 21: Mikkel Boedker #89 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates with the puck past Antoine Vermette #50 and Jason Garrison #5 of the Vancouver Canucks during the first period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 21, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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