OTTAWA, ON - NOVEMBER 28: Jason Spezza #19 of the Ottawa Senators and Henrik Sedin #33 the Vancouver Canucks pose with NHL Heritage Classic jerseys during an official announcement at Canadian Tire Centre on November 28, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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