CALGARY, AB - FEBRUARY 27: Joni Ortio #37 of the Calgary Flames tracks a shot during the warmup before the game against the Los Angeles Kings at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 27, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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