WINNIPEG, MB - MARCH 8: Olli Jokinen #12 and Evander Kane #9 of the Winnipeg Jets take part in the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action against the Ottawa Senators at the MTS Centre on March 8, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Jets wore special Military themed jerseys during warm up in honor of Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Day. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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