Shoulder patches celebrating the Montreal Canadiens' 100th year, and the Edmonton Oilers' 30th year in the NHL are displayed on each team's respective jersey during a game between the two teams at Rexall Place on February 11, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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