MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 11: Michel Therrien, head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, looks on from the bench during the warm up before the game against the Chicago Blackhawks on January 11, 2014 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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