DALLAS, TX - MARCH 14: Trevor Daley #6 of the Dallas Stars tries to keep the puck away against Ladislav Smid #3 of the Calgary Flames at the American Airlines Center on March 14, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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