Aaron Ekblad

#5
age28
posD
shotr
h6'4"
w216lbs
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Current Contract

Cap Hit
$7,500,000$7.50M
Standard Contract: Year 7 of 8
17/18
23/24
24/25
Accumulated Cap Hit
$7,460,938$7.46M
100%
Expiry Status
UFA 2025 (Age 29)
Current Agent
UFA Year 2022
ELC Year 28
Waivers Age 18
Birthdate Feb 7, 1996
Nationality Canada
Draft
2014 Round 1 Pick 1
Draft Class
Est Career Earnings
$55,775,000
Regular Season
GP51
G4
A14
P18
PPG0.35
PIM50
EV TOI/Game 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

Transactions

Apr 16 2024 | Florida Panthers

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.

DAY-TO-DAY | Undisclosed |
Expected Return
Apr 20, 2024

Aaron Ekblad | 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 | Florida Panthers

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

Apr 4 2024 | Florida Panthers

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

Apr 2 2024 | Florida Panthers

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

Mar 29 2024 | Florida Panthers

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 | Florida Panthers

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 | Florida Panthers

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 | Florida Panthers

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 | Florida Panthers

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

Feb 9 2024 | Florida Panthers

Ekblad recorded seven shots against the Washington Capitals on Thursday.

Jan 20 2024 | Florida Panthers

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

Jan 4 2024 | Florida Panthers

Ekblad notched a power-play assist, four shots on goal and four PIM in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.

Dec 18 2023 | Florida Panthers

Ekblad (lower body) will return to the lineup Monday against the Calgary Flames, per Jameson Olive of the Florida Panthers' official site.

Dec 16 2023 | Florida Panthers

Ekblad (lower body) is out for Saturday's game against the Edmonton Oilers, Doug Plagens of the Florida Panthers Radio Network reports.

Dec 14 2023 | Florida Panthers

Ekblad exited Thursday's game versus the Vancouver Canucks due to a lower-body injury, Colby Guy of Florida Hockey Now reports.

Jul 1 2016 | Florida Panthers
Standard | 8 yrs
$60,000,000
Cap Hit
$7,500,000

David Gagner | Wasserman Hockey

Sep 7 2014 | Florida Panthers
Entry Level | 3 yrs
$11,325,000
Cap Hit
$3,775,000
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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
Signing Status
RFA
28yrs old
Notes
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
UFA
29yrs
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
Signing Status 28yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017
Cap Hit $925,000$925K $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
RFA
21yrs
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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Aaron Ekblad
#5
age28
posD
shotr
h6'4"
w216lbs
Cap Hit
$7,500,000
Standard Contract: Year 7 of 8
17/18
23/24
24/25
Expiry Status
UFA 2025 (Age 29)
Signing Agent
David Gagner
2023-24
Regular Season
gp51
g4
a14
pts18
Draft
Undrafted
UFA Year
2022
Birthdate
Feb 7, 1996
Nationality
Canada