TORONTO, CANADA - APRIL 15: Mark Fraser #45 of the Toronto Maple Leafs defends as Dainius Zubrus #8 of the New Jersey Devils looks to pass the puck during NHL game action April 15, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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