COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 21: Columbus and New York fans show their support for Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers during warm-ups before a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 21, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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