RALEIGH, NC - APRIL 09: Jiri Tlusty #19 of the Carolina Hurricanes handles the puck as Mark Eaton #4 of the Pittsburgh Penguins closes in to defend during their NHL game at PNC Arena on April 9, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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