CALGARY, CANADA - APRIL 10: Dustin Butler, a University of Calgary goaltender warms up with the Vancouver Canucks before their game against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on April 10, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Dustin Butler was called upon as a backup goalie to starting goalie Roberto Luongo since Cory Schneider is out due to illness. (Photo by Derek Leung/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