UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 31: Lennart Petrell #37 of the Edmonton Oilers warms up prior to the game against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 31, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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