OTTAWA, ON - APRIL 12: A general view of Canadian Tire Centre prior to the last home game of the season as the Ottawa Senators play against the Toronto Maple Leafs at on April 12, 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