Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins moves the puck up ice in against Joffrey Lupul of the Philadelphia Flyers on March 22, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia won the game 3-1.(Photo by Gregory Shamus/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