COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 26: Jay Harrison #44 of the Carolina Hurricanes helps on defense as Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes makes a save on Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period on September 26, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/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