Recalled to Calgary on April 15th
WHL East Second All-Star Team (2006) WHL East First All-Star Team (2007) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2007) Hap Emms Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup Top Goaltender) (2007)
Signed as a free agent by Bakersfield (ECHL), September 28, 2011. Loaned to Houston (AHL) by Bakersfield (ECHL), March 6, 2012.
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