GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 18: Jordan Szwarz #29 of the Phoenix Coyotes (L) celebrates with teammates Jeff Halpern #14 and Michael Stone #29 following his first period goal against the New Jersey Devils at Jobing.com Arena on January 18, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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