NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 27: Jack Johnson #7 of the Columbus Blue Jackets shoots the puck during warmups prior to the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 27, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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