RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 2: The crowd trickles into PNC Arena as Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes participates in warmups prior to an NHL game against the Florida Panthers on March 2, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Phil Ellsworth/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