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Aaron Ekblad | Defenseman | #5

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (20) / 2/7/1996
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 216
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 1 (1) / FLA
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Although there was some concern that Aaron Ekblad suffered a concussion during the World Cup, that wasn't the final diagnosis.
Ekblad was dealing with concussion-like symptoms, but what it turned out to be was whiplash. "The way I was told, it was about blood flow," Ekblad said. "When you get whiplash like that, there's restricted blood flow to the head and that causes systems because the blood doesn't drain out of head as fast. That's why you get symptoms without it being a concussion." While an injury is never good news, the fact that it wasn't a concussion has to come as a relief, especially after he dealt with one in January. He took part in Thursday's morning skate. Sep 29 - 3:26 PM

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YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2014FLA81122739123267004170.071
2015FLA78152136184136004182.082

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Derek MacKenzie
5Greg McKegg
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jussi Jokinen
3Jared McCann
4Jonathan Marchessault
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Reilly Smith
3Colton Sceviour
4Shawn Thornton
5Logan Shaw
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Jason Demers
4Mark Pysyk
5Alex Petrovic
6Jakub Kindl
7Michael Matheson
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer
3Reto Berra