CALGARY, CANADA - APRIL 19: Miikka Kiprusoff #34 of the Calgary Flames stretches during the warmup while a fan holds up a sign in appreciation before the game against the Anaheim Ducks on April 19, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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