NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1977, 1978) ECAC Second All-Star Team (1978)
Traded to Boston by NY Rangers for Dave Barr, October 5, 1983. Claimed on waivers by Detroit from Boston, December 21, 1984. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, September 30, 1985.
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