NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1980, 1982) WCHA First All-Star Team (1982) WCHA Most Valuable Player (1982) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (1982)
Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, April 5, 1982. Traded to Winnipeg by Los Angeles for Brad Jones, December 1, 1989.
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