LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 1: The Los Angeles Kings warm up by playing soccer prior against the Carolina Hurricanes at Staples Center on March 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Juan Ocampo/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