BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 04: Justin Florek #57 of the Boston Bruins plays in his first NHL game in the first period against the Winnipeg Jets during the game at TD Garden on January 4, 2014 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