Traded to Montreal by Toronto for $7,500, May 10, 1940. Loaned to Brooklyn by Montreal for the loan of Red Heron, February 13, 1942. Loaned to Boston by Montreal for 1942-43 season for cash, September, 1942. Missed majority of 1947-48 due to leg injury vs. Detroit, October 25, 1947. Named player/coach of Sydney (CBSHL), September 16, 1949.
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