Chris Campoli of the New York Islanders battles for the puck against Todd White and Slava Kozlov of the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on January 29, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/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