CALGARY, CANADA - DECEMBER 20: Miikka Kiprusoff #34 of the Calgary Flames makes the stop on Nick Johnson #25 of the Minnesota Wild in first period NHL action on December 20, 2011 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/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