VANCOUVER, CANADA - FEBRUARY 26: Jannik Hansen #36 of the Vancouver Canucks laughs after breaking his stick as he prepares for the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Rogers Arena February 26, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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