WCHA Second All-Star Team (1982)
Traded to NY Islanders by Montreal for Gerald Diduck, September 4, 1990. Traded to Minnesota by NY Islanders for Tom Kurvers, June 22, 1991. Transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 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