RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 21: Chad LaRose #59 of the Carolina Hurricanes collides into Tim Connolly #19 of the Buffalo Sabres during their NHL game on March 21, 2010 at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Pilling/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