GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 18: Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes in action during the preseason NHL game against the Anaheim Ducks at Jobing.com Arena on September 19, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Ducks defeated the Coyotes 4-3 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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