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Florida Panthers Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
 
Aaron Ekblad • #5 • D
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'4", 216 lbs.
Born:Feb 7, 1996 (22 yrs) in Windsor, Ont.
Hometown:Belle River, Ont.
Experience:4 years
Drafted:Drafted by Florida in 2014 (1/1).
Shoots:R
2017-18 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 82 16 22 38 9 71 5 0 4 23:23 189 0.46
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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
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2015-16, 2014-15 (replacement)
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
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