CALGARY, AB - OCTOBER 16: Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks skates during the warmup before the game against the Calgary Flames on October 16, 2009 at Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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