VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 11: Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators throws a football to warm up before his game against the Vancouver Canucks at General Motors at General Motors Place on January 11, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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