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BREAKING: Aaron Ekblad Battled through Multiple Injuries During the Playoffs


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Austin Sabourin
June 14, 2023  (2:36)
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In the grueling battle for the Stanley Cup, hockey players often push through tremendous pain and adversity. They showcase a superhuman spirit, willing to sacrifice their bodies for a chance at hockey's ultimate prize.

As the Stanley Cup Playoffs come to a close, teams are now unveiling the injuries endured during the intense 14-week postseason journey. Among them is Aaron Ekblad, along with at least four other Florida Panthers players, who played through broken bones sustained during the playoffs.
In the opening round, Ekblad reportedly fractured his foot, yet valiantly continued to compete in every subsequent series. Unfortunately, his efforts couldn't carry the Panthers past the formidable Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final.
Despite his broken foot, the Panthers' assistant captain managed to contribute 7 points in the 20 playoff games he played. Fearless in his pursuit of victory, Ekblad blocked shots and maintained his defensive prowess. However, his injury woes didn't end there. He also battled through two shoulder dislocations, oblique tears, and a concussion, although the exact timing of these injuries remains undisclosed. Throughout it all, Ekblad demonstrated true leadership and unwavering toughness.
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