ECAC First All-Star Team (1993, 1995) NCAA East Second All-American Team (1995)
Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, June 20, 1999. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 18, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Blues Espoo (Finland), June 2, 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