CHICAGO - APRIL 25: (L-R) Dustin Byfuglien #33, Martin Havlat #24, Kris Versteeg #32 and Brian Campbell #51 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate a first period goal by teammate Brent Seabrook #7 against the Calgary Flames during Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 25, 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