2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - Alumni Games
Steve Yzerman #19 of the Detroit Red Wings Alumni waves to the crowd after being announced before the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Alumni Game Two between the and the Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni played outdoors during the Hockeytown Winter Festival at Comerica Park on December 31, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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