- Stopped a career-high 39-of-42 shots to earn his second consecutive win, May 12 vs. LA
- Stopped all 28 shots he faced, earning a SO in his postseason debut, May 10 @ LA...became the youngest goalie (20 years, 300 days) to record a shutout in his playoff debut in NHL history...also, the second goalie in NHL history to record a shuout in his regular-season AND postseason debut (BOS' Tiny Thompson, 1928-29)...youngest to win a playoff game since MTL's C. Price (20 years, 238 days), Apr. 24, 2008 vs. PHI
POSTSEASON CAREER VS. LOS ANGELES:
- Marks his first playoff series vs. LA
2013-14 Regular Season:
- Youngest NHL goalie (20 years, 297 days) since BUF's D. Puppa (Nov. 1, 1985 @ EDM; 20 years, 223 days) to record a shutout in his NHL debut, Apr. 7 @ VAN...first goalie to record a shutout in his NHL debut at any age since PHX's A. Montoya (Apr. 1, 2009 @ COL) and first in franchise history to record a shutout in his Ducks debut
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