DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 23: Danny DeKeyser #65 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for a puck with Bobby Ryan #6 of the Ottawa Senators during the first period at Joe Louis Arena on October 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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