ANAHEIM, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Mathieu Perreault #22 of the Anaheim Ducks shoots the puck while being pursued by Eric Brewer #2 of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first period at Honda Center on November 22, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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