WINNIPEG, MB - NOVEMBER 2: Michael Frolik #67, Mark Scheifele #55, Grant Clitsome #24 and Blake Wheeler #26 of the Winnipeg Jets take part in the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action against the Chicago Blackhawks at the MTS Centre on November 2, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Lance Thomson/NHLI via 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