Aaron Ekblad

#5 D / Florida Panthers / EXP: 6YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 215 lb Age: 25 College: None

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  • Ekblad (leg) is slated to be healthy for the beginning of training camp in the fall, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports. Ekblad underwent surgery back in March but is on track to be fully fit for the 2021-22 campaign. Over the course of his seven-year NHL career, the 25-year-old defenseman has reached the 10-goal mark in all but one of his campaigns, including the shortened 2020-21 season. With a full 82-game campaign, Ekblad should be capable of pushing for the 40-point threshold and offering top-half fantasy value.

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  • 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. Ekblad will miss the rest of the 2020-21 campaign, but he should be back to 100 percent well ahead of next season's training camp. The outstanding defenseman will finish the year having racked up 11 goals, 22 points and a plus-5 rating through 35 games.

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  • 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. Unfortunately, this doesn't come as a total surprise after Ekblad needed to be stretchered off the ice Sunday against the Stars. The 25-year-old blueliner will end the season with 11 goals, 22 points and a plus-5 rating through 35 games. His recovery timeline is unclear at the moment.

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  • 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. Ekblad got caught up in the boards and immediately went down grabbing his leg. He needed a stretcher to be helped off the ice. The 25-year-old blueliner has been terrific this season, racking up 11 goals and 22 points through 35 games. An update on his status should be available in the coming days.

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  • Ekblad scored a goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Stars. Ekblad had a goal overturned for offside in overtime, but he potted a legal tally with 10 seconds left in the extra session to secure the victory. The goal was his 11th of the season, and his third game-winner. He's at 21 points, 100 shots on net, 27 blocked shots and a plus-4 rating through 34 appearances.

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Last 7 Games

DATEOppResultGAPTS+/-SOGTOIFPTS
3/28
W 4-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/27
W 4-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/25
L 3-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23
L 3-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/21
L 5-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/20
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W 2-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/18
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L 2-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Career Stats

Year GP G A PTS +/- PPG SHOG GWG FOW FOL FPTS
2020 35 11 11 22 5 6 0 3 0 0 113.2
2019 67 5 36 41 12 0 0 1 0 0 151.5
2018 82 13 24 37 1 5 0 1 0 0 159.7
2017 82 16 22 38 9 5 0 4 0 0 182.7
2016 68 10 11 21 -23 4 0 2 0 0 83.5
2015 78 15 21 36 18 3 0 4 0 0 172.2
2014 81 12 27 39 12 6 0 4 0 0 173
3 Year Avg 77 11 27 39 7 3 0 2 0 0 161
Career 493 82 152 234 34 29 0 19 0 0

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