EDMONTON, CANADA - DECEMBER 19: Ty Conklin #29 of the Detroit Red Wings chats with former teammates from the Edmonton Oilers during warm-up at Rexall Place on December 19, 2011 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dylan Lynch/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