DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 7: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings sprays goalie Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Dallas Stars with a cloud of snow during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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