AHL Second All-Star Team (2012)
Signed as a free agent by Chicago, March 26, 2009. Traded to Calgary by Chicago for Brendan Morrison, January 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 6, 2012. Traded to Chicago by Minnesota for Brad Winchester, February 26, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Leksands (Sweden), July 11, 2014.
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