OTTAWA, CANADA - OCTOBER 18: (L-R) Coaches and managers Tim Pattyson, Rick Wamsley, Paul MacLean, Bryan Murray, Dave Cameron, Tim Murray, Mark Reeds and Luke Richardson of the Ottawa Senators pose for a photo on the team bench with their lavender ties on Hockey Fights Cancer night before a game against the Philadelphia Flyers at Scotiabank Place on October 18, 2011 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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