SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 9: Antti Niemi #31 and Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks protect the net against Joakim Andersson #18 of the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL game on January 9, 2014 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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