DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 20: Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues warms up playing soccer with his teammates prior to facing the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on February 20, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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