SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 29: Goaltender Tim Thomas #34 of the Florida Panthers warms up prior to the start of the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the BB&T Center on December 29, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Jeffrey R. Sanzare/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