GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 15: Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov #30 of the Phoenix Coyotes warms up before the NHL game against the St. Louis Blues at Jobing.com Arena on October 15, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. (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