RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 24: Brett Bellemore #73 of the Carolina Hurricanes fires a puck on net during the pre-game skate prior to an NHL game against the Ottawa Senators at PNC Arena on November 24, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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