DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 12: Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings steps off the ice after warm-ups before an NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers at Joe Louis Arena on February 12, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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