BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 05: Goaltender Michael Leighton #49 of the Philadelphia Flyers watches closely as they warm up to play the Buffalo Sabres on March 5, 2010 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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