EDMONTON, AB - NOVEMBER 19: An exterior view of Rexall Place prior to an NHL game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Columbus Blue Jackets on November 19, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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