UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 22: Craig Adams #27 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is knocked to the ice by Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 22, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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