- Scored his first goal as a Predator on March 28 at Dallas.
- Made his Preds debut on Jan. 23 in Vancouver, posting 13:15 of ice time with one shot on goal and two blocked shots.
- Played in his 300th career game on Feb. 8 vs. Anaheim.
- In 292 career NHL games prior to the trade, he has amassed 121 points (26g-95a), including 37 (9g-28a) in 80 games in 2009-10, being named to the NHL All-Rookie Team. Del Zotto has also appeared in 32 postseason contests over the past two springs, posting 12 points (3g-9a).
- On Twitter: @michaeldelzotto
NHL All-Rookie Team (2010)
Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), October 31, 2012. Traded to Nashville by NY Rangers for Kevin Klein, January 22, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia August 5, 2014.
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