ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 2: T.J. Oshie #74 of the St. Louis Blues passes the puck as Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings watches in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on May 2, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/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