VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 25: (L-R) Jyrki Lumme, Cliff Ronning and Kirk McLean, members of the 1994 Vancouver Canucks Stanley Cup finals team, pose for a photo with kids from Strawberry Vale Elementary School as well as giving them free tickets to the 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic on February 25, 2014 at Robson Square Ice Rink in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The Ottawa Senators and the Vancouver Canucks square off in this year's annual classic. (Photo by Kevin Light/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