WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 23: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals stretches before an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at Verizon Center on April 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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