SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Antoine Vermette #50 of the Phoenix Coyotes shoots and scores a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the first period at SAP Center on November 2, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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