AJHL All-Rookie Team (2000) AJHL First All-Star Team (2000) AJHL Rookie of the Year (2000) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2004)
Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, August 9, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Augsburg (Germany), July 31, 2009.
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