Aaron Ekblad

Age 25 Feb 7, 1996
Windsor CAN
Defense shoots right
6'4" 193 cm
215 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2021
Agent Jeff Jackson
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2014
Drafted Overall 1
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Florida Panthers

Transaction History
Mar 30, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad (leg) underwent successful surgery on a fracture in his left leg Monday and is expected to make a full recovery in approximately 12 weeks, (NHL).com reports.
Mar 29, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad will require surgery on his fractured left leg and will miss the rest of the 2020-21 season, Frank Seravalli of TSN.ca reports.
Mar 28, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad needed to be taken off the ice on a stretcher following a lower-body injury Sunday against Dallas, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports.
Mar 27, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad scored a goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Stars.
Mar 15, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad scored a power-play goal on three shots in Monday's 6-3 win over the Blackhawks.
Mar 7, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad produced a goal and an assist Saturday in a 6-2 win over the Predators.
Mar 4, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad scored a pair of power-play goals and added two assists in a 5-4 win over the Predators. He also led all players with six shots on goal.
Feb 20, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad potted a goal to pad his plus-3 rating in Friday's 7-2 win over the Red Wings.
Feb 11, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over Tampa Bay.
Jan 31, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad picked up his third helper of the season during Saturday's 3-2 overtime win against the Red Wings.
Jan 17, 2021 Florida Panthers | Aaron Ekblad | Ekblad scored a goal on four shots in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Jan 5, 2021 Florida Panthers | MacKenzie Weegar | Weegar is matched up with Aaron Ekblad to start training camp, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports.
Jul 1, 2016 Florida Panthers | signed D Aaron Ekblad to a eight-year, $60 million contract extension.
Sep 3, 2014 Florida Panthers | signed D Aaron Ekblad to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Aaron Ekblad
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Florida Panthers 35 11 11 22 5 33 604 56.40 56.30 2.90 54.40 3.00 0.40 0.79
Aaron Ekblad Stats by Elite Prospects Aaron Ekblad Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 Sun County Panthers U16 AAA ALLIANCE U16 30 4 30 34 34 Playoffs 18 5 16 21 0
2011-2012 Barrie Colts OHL 63 10 19 29 34 Playoffs 13 2 3 5 0
2011-2012 Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 5 1 2 3 4
2012-2013 Barrie Colts OHL 54 7 27 34 64 Playoffs 22 7 10 17 0
2012-2013 Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 5 2 4 6 4
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Barrie Colts OHL 58 23 30 53 91 Playoffs 9 2 4 6 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 2 3 5 4
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 1 1 2 2
Draft Yr 2013-2014 OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Florida Panthers NHL 81 12 27 39 32 1,401 57.69 54.73 4.95 53.41 3.64 0.26 0.94
2014-2015 Canada WC 10 4 3 7 6
2015-2016 Florida Panthers NHL 78 15 21 36 41 1,319 56.57 50.86 2.42 51.55 2.79 0.41 1.05 Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 Team North America WCup 1 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Florida Panthers NHL 68 10 11 21 58 1,132 39.47 47.66 2.00 51.56 1.57 0.21 0.58
2017-2018 Florida Panthers NHL 82 16 22 38 71 1,446 51.09 46.15 -3.61 48.28 -1.86 0.37 0.83
2017-2018 Canada WC 10 1 5 6 6
2018-2019 Florida Panthers NHL 82 13 24 37 47 1,499 49.07 48.31 0.38 49.52 0.18 0.28 0.88
2019-2020 Florida Panthers NHL 67 5 36 41 26 1,214 56.40 52.40 6.30 53.60 5.90 0.20 1.53 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 Florida Panthers NHL 35 11 11 22 33 604 56.40 56.30 2.90 54.40 3.00 0.40 0.79
Aaron Ekblad Stats by Elite Prospects | Aaron Ekblad Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Agent Jeff Jackson
Standard Contract | 8 Years $60,000,000 9.20% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
UFA
AAV $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Total Salary $9,000,000 $7,000,000 $9,000,000 $6,000,000 $9,000,000 $6,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000
Minors Salary $9,000,000 $7,000,000 $9,000,000 $6,000,000 $9,000,000 $6,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date September 7, 2014
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $11,325,000 1.34% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $3,775,000 $3,775,000 $3,775,000
Performance Bonuses $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year