Claimed by Chicago from Tulsa (AHA) in Inter-League Draft, May 13, 1929. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Chicago for cash, January 15, 1937. Claimed by Mtl. Maroons from Cleveland (AHL) in Inter-League Draft, May 9, 1937.
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