TAMPA, FL - MARCH 6: Teddy Purcell #16 of the Tampa Bay Lightning poses for his portrait before the start of the game against the Atlanta Thrashers at the St. Pete Times Forum on March 6, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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