NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 30: Chris Thorburn #27 and Zach Bogosian #4 of the Atlanta Thrashers warm up in front of their fans prior to a game against the Nashville Predators on January 30, 2010 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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