OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1974) CHL Second All-Star Team (1982) AHL First All-Star Team (1988) Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (Sportsmanship AHL) (1988) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1988)
Selected by Minnesota (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1974. Claimed by Toronto as a fill-in during Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Signed as a free agent by Baltimore (AHL), March 5, 1985. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, October 10, 1985.
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