EJC-A All-Star Team (1995) CIS Rookie of the Year (1995) WJC-A All-Star Team (1996) Best Forward at WJC-A (1997)
Missed majority of 2002-03 due to wrist injury vs. Toronto, December 10, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), September 25, 2004.
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