TAMPA, FL - MARCH 18: Matt Walker #8 of the Tampa Bay Lightning drinks during pre-game skate against the Buffalo Sabres at the St. Pete Times Forum on March 18, 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