Brother of Myron EHL Second All-Star Team (1964) EHL North Second All-Star Team (1965)
Traded to Spokane (WHL) by Seattle (WHL) for Jim Powers, November 7, 1959. Traded to Seattle (WHL) by Spokane (WHL) for Jim Powers, November 6, 1960. Traded to Los Angeles (WHL) by Detroit for cash, July, 1962.
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