DENVER, CO - MARCH 02: Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche hits Mark Barberio #8 of the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Pepsi Center on March 2, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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