OTTAWA - OCTOBER 24: Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators knocks over a pyramid of practice pucks during warmups prior to a game against the Boston Bruins at Scotiabank Place on October 24, 2009 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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