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Aaron Ekblad on Brian Campbell: ‘I love Soupy’

Ekblad also credits Campbell with helping him understand the game. Brian Campbell may have signed a massive eight-year, $57-million deal as a free agent to join the Chicago Blackhawks - but he didn’t end up playing out most of that contract with them. No; three years into the deal, he was traded to the Florida Panthers, a victim of the salary cap. As it so happens, the Panthers...
Via Second City Hockey
3 days ago

Panthers' Ekblad wishes Blackhawks' Campbell well

Panthers 20-year-old defenseman Aaron Ekblad gives Blackhawks veteran Brian Campbell a bunch of credit as a mentor.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Aaron Ekblad appreciative of Brian Campbell’s tutelage

Aaron Ekblad didn’t talk too much about the Florida Panthers’ coaching change, which came late Sunday night.On Brian Campbell, though, Ekblad’s demeanor quickly became upbeat.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Aaron Ekblad breaks stick on winning shot as Panthers top Canadiens in OT

MONTREAL (AP) -- Aaron Ekblad broke his stick on an awkward slap shot that sneaked by goalie Carey Price in overtime, helping the Florida Panthers beat the NHL-leading Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Tuesday night.Ekblad wound for a shot from the right hash marks, but his stick snapped and the puck slid slowly toward the net. It deflected off the boot of defenseman Nathan Beaulieu before...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ekblad sends a rocket to the top shelf

Watch as Aaron Ekblad scores on the power play with a huge one-timer.
Via SportsNetCanada
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Barry Trotz compares Aaron Ekblad to Hall of Fame defensemen

Ahead of the Washington Capitals matchup against the Florida Panthers tonight, Caps head coach Barry Trotz offered the highest praise imaginable to Panthers defensemen Aaron Ekblad, saying he has “Hall of Fame talent.” Trotz just compared Panthers D Aaron Ekblad to Nick Lidstrom, Al MacInnis, Chris Pronger. Says he has Hall of Fame talent. #CapitalsTalk — Chuck Gormley (...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Aaron Ekblad: Matchups With Bruins Were ‘Really Tough Games’ (Video)

Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad was the best rookie defenseman in the NHL this season, and that earned him a trip to Las Vegas as a finalist for the Calder Trophy, an award given annually to the league’s most outstanding rookie. Ekblad played against the Boston Bruins five times this season, and several of those games were important in the playoff race as both teams fought...
Via NESN.com
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Defenseman Aaron Ekblad The Top Candidate For Calder Trophy

BOSTON — A defenseman winning the Calder Trophy is rare, but Florida Panthers rookie D-man Aaron Ekblad is a rare talent. The No. 1 pick in the 2014 NHL draft has played with the Panthers since Day 1 of the 2014-15 campaign and is playing at a level rarely seen from defensemen age 18 or 19. Not only does Ekblad deserve a trip to Las Vegas as a finalist for the Calder, at this point...
Via NESN.com
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers No. 1 overall pick Aaron Ekblad injured in exhibition game

The Florida Panthers are left holding their breath after an injury to top-prospect Aaron Ekblad on Tuesday night. Ekblad, the Panthers' first overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, suffered what is currently being described as an upper-body injury during Canada's 6-2 victory over the Czech Republic. The game was part of Canada's under-20 summer development camp for World Junior hopefuls...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 pick Aaron Ekblad scores as Panthers close development camp with scrimmage

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- On the final day of the Florida Panthers annual development camp, the Red team defeated the Blue team 6-5 in a shootout as defenseman Aaron Ekblad scored in front of a packed house at the Panthers IceDen in Coral Springs. Unlike a traditional hockey game, the Panthers' intrasquad scrimmage was played as two 30-minute halves with a 13-minute intermission. Already...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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