LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Rob Scuderi #7 of the Los Angeles Kings leaves the ice after warming up prior to the game against the San Jose Sharks in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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