Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2000)
Traded to Rimouski (QMJHL) by Quebec (QMJHL) for Quebec's 3rd round choice (Noye Tyler) in 1999 QMJHL Priority Draft, October 30, 1998. Traded to Florida by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 9th round choice (later traded to San Jose San Jose selected Carter Lee) in 2003 Entry Draft for Sven Butenschon, October 11, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Geneve (Swiss), August 6, 2007.
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