EDMONTON, CANADA. - APRIL 10: Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23 of the Phoenix Coyotes is chased by Mike Brown #13 of the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on April 10, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Perry Nelson/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