OTTAWA, ON - MARCH 20: Clarke MacArthur #16 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first period goal shorthanded goal with teammates Eric Gryba #62 and Kyle Turris #7 as Ryan Callahan #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates by at Canadian Tire Centre on March 20, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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