• Had nine goals and 16 points over his final 25 games of the season, 20 points (10+10) over his final 29 outings as well as 28 points over his final 39 overall (13+15)
• Led all Sabres skaters in goals (21), while finishing 2nd in points (43)
• Was one of only nine players to dress in both the first and last games of the season
• Netted a pair of goals vs. NJD (4/1) and at DAL (3/3)
• Scored a goal and registered nine shots at OTT (2/6)
• Career-best six-game point streak (3+4) from 1/12-1/23
• Recorded two assists over a career-high 25:13 TOI vs. CBJ (1/18)
• Had goals in consecutive outings three times (11/16-11/19, 12/5-12/7 and 1/12-1/14)
• His goal 10 seconds into the game vs. STL (11/19) was the quickest Sabres goal to start a game since Drew Stafford scored 10 seconds in on Jan. 27, 2009 at EDM (via Elias Sports Bureau)
• Registered a goal and an assist at SJS (11/5) and at MTL (12/7)
• Skated in his 200th career game at TBL (10/26)
WHL East First All-Star Team (2008, 2009) AHL All-Rookie Team (2010) Dudley ``Red'' Garrett Memorial Award (AHL Rookie of the Year) (2010)
Signed as a free agent by Langnau (Swiss), September 21, 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