CALGARY, CANADA - APRIL 27: Dustin Boyd #16 of the Calgary Flames skates onto the ice before the game against the Chicago Blackhawks during Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 27, 2009 at Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/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