VANCOUVER, BC - JANUARY 10: Brad Richardson #15 of the Vancouver Canucks kicks a soccer ball as he warms up with teammates before their NHL game against the St. Louis Blues at Rogers Arena January 10, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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