UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Nino Niederreiter #25 of the New York Islanders walks off the ice after warming up prior the start of the game against the New York Rangers at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 15, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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