WASHINGTON - JANUARY 23: Ilya Brzgalov #30 of the Phoenix Coyotes streches during warms ups of a NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals on January 23, 2010 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/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