Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 14, 1941. Traded to Toronto by Detroit for Doug Baldwin and Ray Powell, September 21, 1946. Traded to Montreal (Buffalo-AHL) by Toronto (Pittsburgh-AHL) with John Mahaffy for Dutch Hiller and Vic Lynn, September 21, 1946. Traded to Boston (Hershey-AHL) by Montreal (Buffalo-AHL) with Hal Jackson for Jack McGill, June 30, 1948.
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