Clutching the Calder Memorial Trophy in his hands, Belle River’s Aaron Ekblad, who’s displayed a knack throughout his hockey career for making the difficult seem easy, may have finally met his match. 638 more words
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It’s a hashtag that over tens of thousands of Florida Panthers fans have used across social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Yet, there is a lot of meaning behind the movement over the past two months. 378 more words
Last year’s first overall pick and rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad has been awarded the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie for the 2014-15 season and is just the second player in Panthers franchise history to be chosen for the award after Jonathan Huberdeau in 2012. 173 more words
Belle River’s Aaron Ekblad is the first hockey player from Windsor and Essex County to win the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie.
Ekblad finished ahead of Calgary’s Johnny Gaudreau and Ottawa’s Mark Stone in voting at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas Wednesday. 294 more words
The Florida Panthers were playing early last NHL season when one of the officials working the game sidled up next to Panthers defenceman Brian Campbell with a question about… 670 more words