NHL Second All-Star Team (1938, 1946) NHL First All-Star Team (1939, 1940, 1945) Hart Trophy (1939) Lady Byng Trophy (1946)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937, 1939)
Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons, February 21, 1935. Traded to Montreal by Mtl. Maroons with Bill Miller and the rights to Ken Grivel for Lorne Chabot, February, 1936. Missed remainder of 1947-48 due to leg injury vs. NY Rangers, January 10, 1948.
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