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.
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