ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 14: Erik Christensen #26 of the Anaheim Ducks warms up prior to the game against the Minnesota Wild during the game on October 14, 2009 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Robert Binder/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