GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 31: Goaltender Thomas Greiss #1 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates out onto the ice before the NHL game against the Nashville Predators at Jobing.com Arena on October 31, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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