DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 10: Kent Simpson #40 of the Chicago Blackhawks warms up before a game against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on December 10, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/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