RALEIGH, NC - OCTOBER 04: Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes stretches during pregame warm-ups prior to an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings on October 4, 2013 at PNC Arena 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