COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 27: Jeff Tambellini #15 of the New York Islanders battles for control of a loose puck with Kris Russell #10 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period on March 27, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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