RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 22: Fans of the Carolina Hurricanes view a police horse before an NHL game against the Ottawa Senators on Public Safety Appreciation Night, March 16, 2011 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Phil Ellsworth/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