DETROIT - MAY 03: Brad Stuart #23 (not pictured) of the Detroit Red Wings scores a goal on Jonas Hiller #1 of the Anaheim Ducks during Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 3, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan (Photo by Dave Reginek/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