Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, May 20, 2002. Missed majority of 2004-05 due to concussion vs. Bridgeport (AHL), November 19, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 21, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Straubing (Germany), July 20, 2007.
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