VANCOUVER, CANADA - NOVEMBER 3: Willie Mitchell #8 of the Vancouver Canucks walks by fans during their game against the New York Rangers at General Motors Place on November 3, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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