SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 19: Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by teammates after he scored a goal during the first period against the Calgary Flames at SAP Center on October 19, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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