VANCOUVER, BC - NOVEMBER 25: Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks watches a soccer ball sail by after missing a header while warming up with teammates before their NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Arena on November 25, 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