Signed as a free agent by Detroit, November 1, 1927. Transferred to London (IHL) by Detroit as compensation for Detroit's signing of free agent Gord Brydson, October 24, 1932. Traded to Windsor (IHL) by London (IHL) for Ellie Pringle, October 31, 1934. Loaned to Rochester (IHL) by Windsor (IHL), December 9, 1935.
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