BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 30: Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins tips the puck in front of Curtis McElhinney #31 of the Columbus Blue Jackets for a goal in the first period during the game at TD Garden on November 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/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