EDMONTON, AB - JANUARY 26: Ilya Bryzgalov #80 of the Edmonton Oilers shares a laugh with Devan Dubnyk #40 of the Nashville Predators during warm-ups prior to an NHL game at Rexall Place on January 26, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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