UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 04: Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders is checked by Brett Bellemore #73 of the Carolina Hurricanes at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 4, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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