UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 6: Joni Ortio #37 of the Calgary Flames during warm ups before taking on the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on February 6, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Adam Hunger/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