SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 01: Jonathan Cheechoo #41 of the Ottawa Senators goes to his knees as Kent Huskins #40 of the San Jose Sharks controls the puck during their game at HP Pavilion on December 1, 2009 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.
— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson