David Booth of the Florida Panthers controls the puck against Joe Corvo of the Carolina Hurricanes during the game at RBC Center December 18, 2008 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/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