DETROIT, MI - MARCH 18: Tomas Tatar #21 and Riley Sheahan #15 of the Detroit Red Wings skate off the ice with teammate Gustav Nyquist #14 after he scored a first period goal during an NHL game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 18, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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