OMJHL First All-Star Team (1980)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1981, 1992)
Traded to Washington by Minnesota for the rights to Claudio Scremin, November 1, 1988. Traded to Ottawa by Washington for Ottawa's 5th round choice (Benoit Gratton) in 1995 Entry Draft, January 18, 1995. Traded to NY Islanders by Ottawa with Martin Straka and Bryan Berard for Damian Rhodes and Wade Redden, January 23, 1996. Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders with Kirk Muller to complete transaction that sent Damian Rhodes and Ken Belanger to NY Islanders (January 23, 1996), January 23, 1996.
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad