DALLAS, TX - MARCH 31: Reilly Smith #18 of the Dallas Stars tries to keep the puck away against Keaton Ellerby #5 of the Los Angeles Kings at the American Airlines Center on March 31, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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