2014 Pre-Season: 0-0=0 totals with 0 PIM in 0 gp … 2014-15: Multi-pt gms: 0 … Inj: 0
2013-14: Played his 1st full NHL season w/season-highs in all categories … Just the 5th rookie d’man in team history to score 10+ goals and finished with the 3rd-most w/14 (Bourque 17, Hawgood 16) … 4th in the NHL rookie scoring race and 1st among NHL rookie d’men
Fun Fact: Signed to a one-year contract on Sept. 29, 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