ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 21: Chris Stewart #25 of the St. Louis Blues looks to tip the puck into the net against Kari Lehtonen #32 and Brenden Dillon #4 of the Dallas Stars during a preseason at the Scottrade Center on September 21, 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