Swedish World All-Star Team (1987, 1997)
Traded to New Jersey by Quebec for New Jersey's 4th round choice (Niklas Andersson) in 1989 Entry Draft, December 12, 1988. Traded to Calgary by New Jersey with Cale Hulse and Jocelyn Lemieux for Phil Housley and Dan Keczmer, February 26, 1996. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 9, 2001. Officially announced retirement, July 29, 2004. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, December 20, 2005.
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