GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16: Martin Hanzal #11 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates with Radim Vrbata #17 and Michael Stone #26 after Hanzal scored a first period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on November 16, 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