COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 3: Young hockey fans look for names on the Calder Memorial Trophy on display before the Columbus Blue Jackets home opener against the Minnesota Wild on October 3, 2009 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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