WHL East Second All-Star Team (1998)
Missed majority of 2003-04 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Victoria (ECHL), January 21, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, September 29, 2007. Missed entire 2008-09 due to concussion.
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