PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 20: Aaron Asham #45 of the Pittsburgh Penguins knocks Viktor Stalberg #25 of the Chicago Blackhawks off the puck with a check in the first period on December 20, 2011 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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