SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 19: B.J. Crombeen #26 of the St. Louis Blues scores a goal on Joe Pavelski #8 and goalie Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks in the first period of Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HP Pavilion on April 19, 2012 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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