Aaron Ekblad

#5 D / Florida Panthers / EXP: YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 215 lb Age: 23 College: None

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    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad: Joins point party versus Sharks

    Aaron Ekblad tallied a pair of assists in a 5-1 win over San Jose on Sunday.Ekblad's two assists versus the Sharks give him 17 points in 28 games this season. The defenseman had been held off the scoresheet the previous four games. He and the Florida Panthers next face the Lightning on Tuesday, a team who he's produced two assists in two previous meetings with this year.

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    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad: Big man in overtime

    Aaron Ekblad scored twice, including the game winner in overtime, and added an assist in a 5-4 win over Anaheim on Thursday night.Ekblad is on pace for a 50-point season. This could finally be the year this guy becomes the stud we've all expected. It's hard to believe he's just 23 years old -- Ekblad has already played in 412 NHL games.

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    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad: Sparks rally with early goal

    Aaron Ekblad scored 50 seconds into the third period to spark a four-goal comeback in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout win over Boston.Ekblad powered a one-timer through Tuukka Rask to put one on the board for the Florida Panthers after they fell down 4-0. The Cats put up three more in the third to send the game to extra time before winning in the shootout. Ekblad is on pace to have his best season offensively, with two goals and 10 points through 17 games.

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    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad: Unloads on net

    Aaron Ekblad fired five shots on goal for the third game in a row, as the Florida Panthers won 6-5 in a shootout against the Rangers on Sunday.It's only 16 games in, and Ekblad already has a quarter of the shots he had last season. His 47 shots on goal are 11th among defensemen, but Ekblad hasn't had much luck converting on his chances with only one goal to his name so far. He seems to have more luck when he picks his spots -- his career low in goals (10) came in the 2016-17 season, which featured a career-high 225 shots.

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    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad: Dishes pair of helpers

    Aaron Ekblad managed two assists, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Avalanche.Ekblad set up Colton Sceviour in the first period and Jonathan Huberdeau in the third. Both of Ekblad's assists came on the Florida Panthers' two equalizing goals in the game. The 23-year-old defenseman has eight points and 29 shots on goal in 12 contests this year. He's yet to cross the 40-point threshold in his first five seasons, but 2019-20 is seeming like the best chance to do just that for the first-overall pick from 2014.

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    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad: In lineup Thursday

    Aaron Ekblad (illness) will return to action against the Flames on Thursday, Jameson Olive of the Florida Panthers' official site reports.Ekblad is still looking for his first goal of the season, but he's racked up five helpers. The blueliner is averaging a career-high 25:20 of ice time to start the year and should continue to eat up big minutes, including time on the power play, making him a top-end fantasy option.

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    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad: Late scratch Tuesday

    Aaron Ekblad (illness) won't play in Tuesday's home game against the Penguins, Jameson Olive of the Florida Panthers' official site reports.Ekblad was unable to participate in warmups, and it's been revealed he's dealing with an illness. Anton Stralman will take over on the top defensive pairing alongside Mike Matheson.

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    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad: Registers two helpers

    Aaron Ekblad was responsible for two assists in Monday's 6-3 comeback win against the Devils.Ekblad's offensive input was critical for the Cats' comeback down 4-1, as he assisted on both the game-tying and game-winning goals. He now has four points through the first six games. With the offensive talent on the Florida Panthers roster, and considering Ekblad is sixth in the league in average time on ice (25:24), he is looking at what could be a breakout season offensively.

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    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad: Fires at net

    Aaron Ekblad unloaded six shots on goal in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Islanders on Saturday.That is the most shots Ekblad has had on goal since Oct. 20, 2018. He had six in that contest as well, as the Florida Panthers fell to the Red Wings in overtime. Ekblad has looked shaky in his own end at times to start the season, but looked solid against the Islanders.

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    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad: Shoulders heavy workload

    Aaron Ekblad picked up an assist on 25:44 of ice time in a 4-3 win over the Lightning on Saturday.Ekblad has always been a workhorse for the Florida Panthers, but with a new head coach in Joel Quenneville, he will be seeing even more responsibility. The 23-year-old will likely end the season within the top 15 in ice time per game, which should also benefit him offensively. With this offensively talented roster and an increase in ice time, Ekblad will likely crack 40 points for the first time in his career.