CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 6: (R-L) Ben Smith #28, Sheldon Brookbank #17 and Brandon Pirri #37 of the Chicago Blackhawks walk out to the ice before the NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets on November 06, 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