Atlantic Division RANK: 1
Record: 47-26-1 NHL rank: 7

Aaron Ekblad 5

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  • Status: In training camp
  • 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).
Season stats
  • Team Panthers
  • GP 78
  • G 15
  • A 21
  • Pts 36
  • +/- 18
  • PIM 41
  • PPG 3
  • SHG 0
  • GWG 4
  • TOI 21:40
  • S 182
  • PtsPG 0.46

2015-16 Season Stats

GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 78 15 21 36 18 41 3 0 4 21:40 182 0.46
Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 25:37 14 0.17

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 professional ranks, 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:
Talented, all-round defenseman with big 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