PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 26: Kurtis Foster #3 of the Philadelphia Flyers passes a puck through a hole to a fan during warmups prior to the game against the New York Rangers at the Wells Fargo Center on March 26, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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