Single Game Career Highs: Goals - 2 (11/2/09 vs. EDM), Assists - 2 (10/18/97 at MTL), Points - 2 four times (last 11/2/09 vs. EDM)
WHL West First All-Star Team (1993, 1994) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1994)
Missed entire 1994-95 season after failing to come to contract terms with Washington. Signed as a free agent by Bracknell (Britain-2), December 21, 2004. Traded to Nashville by Washington for Kris Beech and Nashville's 1st round choice (Semyon Varlamov) in 2006 Entry Draft, March 9, 2006. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 3, 2006.
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