Signed as a free agent by Liptovsky Mikulas (Slovakia), September 17, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Plzen (CzRep), October 18, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Kosice (Slovakia), January 31, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Frolunda (Sweden), August 16, 2006.
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