PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 24: Assistance Coaches Craig Berube and Jack Mcllhargey of the Philadelphia Flyers both wear their Hockey Fights Cancer ties during the pregame warm ups in a NHL game against the Florida Panthers on October 24, 2009 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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