MONTREAL, QC - MARCH 1: Joffrey Lupul #19 of the Toronto Maple Leafs moves the puck past Brendan Gallagher #11 and Josh Gorges #26 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 1, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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