OTTAWA, ON - OCTOBER 17: Jason Spezza #19 of the Ottawa Senators high-fives fans as he walks down the red carpet before the home opener against the New Jersey Devils at Canadian Tire Centre on October 17, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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