WINNIPEG, CANADA - JANUARY 25: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins stretches in front of teammate Simon Despres #47 during the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on January 25, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Lance Thomson/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