Valtteri Filppula of the Detroit Red Wings tries to get a stick on the puck as Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins takes a shot on goal during Game Three of the 2009 Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Dave Sandford/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