PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 23: Jochen Hecht #55 of the Buffalo Sabres controls the puck in front of Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins on April 23, 2013 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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