GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 02: Steve Sullivan #26 of the Phoenix Coyotes is presented with a photo collage to commemorate his 1000th NHL game during a ceremony before the start of their game against the Los Angeles Kings at Jobing.com Arena on April 2, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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