Traded to Hartford by Washington for Mike Liut, March 6, 1990. Traded to Washington by Hartford to complete June 15, 1992 deal in which Mark Hunter and future considerations were traded to Washington for Nick Kypreos, August 20, 1992. Claimed by San Jose from Washington in Waiver Draft, October 4, 1992. Traded to Hartford by San Jose to complete October 9, 1992 trade in which Michel Picard was traded to San Jose for future considerations, January 21, 1993.
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