TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 29: Ondrej Palat #18 and Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning talk during the pre game warmups prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on November 29, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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