CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 8: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Brian Campbell #51 of the Florida Panthers get physical by the boards during the NHL game on December 08, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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