SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 27: Manny Malhotra #22 of the Carolina Hurricanes faces off against Nick Bjugstad #27 of the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on March 27, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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