New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Five
PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 09: Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders handles the puck in front of Craig Adams #27 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on May 9, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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