VANCOUVER, BC - NOVEMBER 23: Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks walks out of the team dressing room on his way to warm up before their game against the Chicago Blackhawks at Rogers Arena on November 23, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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