OHL First All-Star Team (1984) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1984) Hap Emms Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup Top Goaltender) (1984) IHL Second All-Star Team (1987) NHL All-Rookie Team (1988)
Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 15, 1984. Suffered career-ending knee injury in training camp, September 21, 1990.
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