OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 30: Stephanie Richardson poses for a photo on Hockey Talks night in support of Do It For Daron (D.I.F.D.) prior to an NHL game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on January 30, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/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