DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 18: Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings warms up prior to the start of the game against the Detroit Red WIngs at Joe Louis Arena on January 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/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