Atlantic Division RANK: 6
Record: 12-11-5 NHL rank: 22

Aaron Ekblad

#5 • D
  • Status: On roster
  • Height: 6'4
  • Weight: 216 lbs.
  • Shoots: R
  • Experience: 2 years
  • Birthdate: Feb 7, 1996
  • Birthplace: Windsor, Ont.
  • Drafted: Drafted by Florida in 2014 (1/1).
2016-17 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 27 6 2 8 -9 26 2 0 1 23:22 86 0.30
On Pace 82 18 6 24 -27 79 6 0 3 23:22 261 0.29
Scouting Report
Assets:
Owns a fantastic combination of National Hockey League size and tremendous skating ability. Also has plenty of offensive ability and hockey sense. Shoots the puck with aplomb. Can quarterback a power play.
Flaws:
Needs to become a bit more physically aggressive in the National Hockey League, so as to to carve out his territory and keep opponents honest more often. Must also resist putting too much pressure on himself.
Career Potential:
Excellent all-round defenseman with upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Calder Memorial Trophy 2014-15
NHL All-Rookie Team 2014-15
OHL Max Kaminsky Trophy 2013-14
OHL Emms Family Award 2011-12
OHL First All-Star Team 2013-14
OHL First All-Rookie Team 2011-12