Submitted By webmaster on Friday, April 24, 2015 (138 views)
Former Sun County Panther and current Florida Panther Aaron Ekblad has been nominated for the Calder Trophy as the NHL's Rookie of the Year. Joining Ekblad are Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone and Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau. The 19 year old defenceman from Belle River was drafted first overall by Florida last June. In his rookie season Ekblad scored 12 goals and had 39 points.