BOSTON, MA - MAY 4: Tyler Seguin #19 of the Boston Bruins runs into Jake Gardiner #51 of the Toronto Maple Leafs while making a shot in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on May 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/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