CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 11: Joakim Nordstrom #42 of the Chicago Blackhawks hugs teammate Andrew Shaw #65 after scoring against the New York Islanders in the first period during the NHL game on October 11, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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