Aaron Ekblad

age28
posD
shotr
h6'4"
w216lbs
BirthdateFeb 7, 1996
Draft Class2014 round1 pick1

Current Contract

Cap Hit
$7,500,000$7.50M
Year 8 of 8
17/18
24/25
Accumulated Hit
$0$0K | 0%
Expiry Status
UFA 2025 age 29

2023-24 Stats

Regular Season
GP51
G4
A14
P18
PPG0.35
PIM50
EV TOI/GM 15.68
G60 0.23
P60 0.84
GF% 67.30
DFF% 55.20
REL DFF% 1.30
CF% 58.30
REL CF% 1.80

Aaron Ekblad Updates

Jun 11 2024

Ekblad scored a goal on four shots in Monday's 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers in Game 2.

May 31 2024

Ekblad recorded an assist in Thursday's 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5.

Apr 29 2024

Ekblad notched a shorthanded assist, eight hits, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 6-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5.

Apr 19 2024

Ekblad (undisclosed) will be ready to play in Game 1 versus Tampa Bay on Sunday, per Jameson Olive of the Florida Panthers' official site,

Apr 16 2024

Ekblad (undisclosed) won't play in Tuesday's regular-season finale against the Toronto Maple Leafs, but he'll be ready to rock for Game 1 of Florida's upcoming first-round playoff series, Jameson Olive of the Florida Panthers' official site reports.

Apr 4 2024

Ekblad (undisclosed) is likely to miss the rest of the regular season, David Dwork of The Hockey News reports.

Apr 4 2024

Ekblad (undisclosed) will miss Thursday's game against the Ottawa Senators.

Apr 2 2024

Ekblad (undisclosed) won't return to Tuesday's game versus the Montreal Canadiens, George Richards of Florida Hockey Now reports.

Mar 29 2024

Ekblad (lower body) failed to record a point in 22:13 of ice time during Thursday's 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders.

Mar 28 2024

Ekblad (lower body) will be back in the lineup versus the New York Islanders on Thursday, according to George Richards of Florida Hockey Now.

Mar 26 2024

Ekblad (lower body) is "close" to returning, but coach Paul Maurice wants the defender to log at least two "heavy practices" before rejoining the lineup, Jameson Olive of the Florida Panthers' official site reports.

Mar 11 2024

Ekblad (lower body) will be unavailable for at least two weeks and he'll be considered day-to-day afterward, according to Jameson Olive of the Florida Panthers' official site.

Mar 9 2024

Ekblad won't return to Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames due to a lower-body injury.

Feb 9 2024

Ekblad recorded seven shots against the Washington Capitals on Thursday.

Jan 20 2024

Ekblad earned a goal, three assists, and a plus-4 rating in Friday's 6-4 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Profile

UFA Year 2022
ELC Year 18
Waivers Age 18
Nationality Canada
Est Career Earnings
$62,775,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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2017-2025 Standard Contract
8yrs
value$60,000,000$60.00M
cap hit$7,500,000$7.50M
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 1 2016
Signing Agent David Gagner
Signed On Jul 1 2016
Signing Status
RFA
age 20
% Cap Contract Start 10.00%
Notes
Yrs 5-7: NMC; Yr 8: 12 team no trade list; Contract was signed by Jeff Jackson, now represented by Dave Gagner at Wasserman
Abbreviated $Amounts
2017-18
2018-19
2019-20
2020-21
2021-22
2022-23
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
2025
Cap Hit $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M UFAage 29
AAV $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M
Base $4,000,000$4.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $6,000,000$6.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $4,000,000$4.00M
Performance Bonuses - - - - - - - -
Signing Bonuses $5,000,000$5.00M $3,000,000$3.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $3,000,000$3.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $3,000,000$3.00M $3,000,000$3.00M
Total Salary $9,000,000$9.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $9,000,000$9.00M $6,000,000$6.00M $9,000,000$9.00M $6,000,000$6.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M
Minors Salary $9,000,000$9.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $9,000,000$9.00M $6,000,000$6.00M $9,000,000$9.00M $6,000,000$6.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M
Clauses
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NMC
NMC
NMC
M-NTC
UFA Year

2014-2017 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$11,325,000$11.33M
cap hit$3,775,000$3.78M
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Signed On Sep 7 2014
Signed On Sep 7 2014
Signing Status age 18
% Cap Contract Start 1.34%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017
Cap Hit $925,000$925K $925,000$925K $925,000$925K RFAage 21
AAV $3,775,000$3.78M $3,775,000$3.78M $3,775,000$3.78M
Base $832,500$833K $832,500$833K $832,500$833K
Performance Bonuses $2,850,000$2.85M $2,850,000$2.85M $2,850,000$2.85M
Signing Bonuses $92,500$93K $92,500$93K $92,500$93K
Total Salary $925,000$925K $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
Minors Salary $70,000$70K $70,000$70K $70,000$70K
Clauses
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UFA Year

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