British Elite League First All-Star Team (2002) British Elite League Best Goaltender (2002)
Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 4, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, September 9, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 8, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Belfast (Britain), August 13, 2001. Signed as a free agent by ERC Ingolstad (Germany), July 6, 2002.
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