DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 20: Goalie Calvin Pickard #31 of the Colorado Avalanche and goalie Ben Scrivens #54 of the Los Angeles Kings warm up prior to a preseason game at the Pepsi Center on September 20, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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