RALEIGH, NC - FEBRUARY 25: A young fan of the Carolina Hurricanes gets an up-close look at a United States Army Apache attack helicopter before an NHL game against the Florida Panthers on Military Appreciation Night, February 25, 2012 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Phil Ellsworth/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