Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Six
PITTSBURGH - MAY 11: Fans get ready to support their team in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins outside Mellon Arena on May 11, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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