Named Best Goaltender at WJC-A (1994) OHL All-Rookie Team (1992) OHL First All-Star Team (1994) NHL All-Rookie Team (1998, 1999)
Played 8 seconds of playoff game vs. Colorado, April 29, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, October 3, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Springfield (AHL), September 29, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, August 22, 2005.
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad