CHICAGO - APRIL 18: Curtis Glencross #20 of the Calgary Flames shoves Martin Havlat #24 of the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 18, 2009 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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