Missed majority of 2001-02 due to shoulder injury vs. Greenville (ECHL), December 8, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Dayton (ECHL), October 17, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Alleghe (Italy), November 29, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Columbia (ECHL), August 31, 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