VANCOUVER, BC - JANUARY 18: Alexandre Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks, playing his first game after recovering from a broken jaw, stretches in front of Shane O'Brien #55 of the Calgary Flames before their NHL game at Rogers Arena January 18, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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