ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 18: Patrick Maroon #62 of the Anaheim Ducks takes the shot as Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals defends during the first period at the Honda Center on March 18, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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