LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 28: A fan takes photos behind the glass of pre-game warmups prior to the game between the Minnesota Wild and the Los Angeles Kings during the game on December 28, 2009 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NHLI via 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