BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 29: Mikhail Grigorenko #25 of the Buffalo Sabres is welcomed by his teammates as they head to the ice to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on January 29, 2013 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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