GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 23: Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes takes the ice for warm-ups prior to taking on the Phoenix Coyotes on October 23, 2010 at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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