RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 07: Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders jostle during a stoppage in play during their NHL game at PNC Arena on November 7, 2013 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