CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 11: Kent Simpson #31 of the Chicago Blackhawks participates in warm-ups before a game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the United Center on December 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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