Signed as a free agent by Toronto, October 17, 1937. Signed as a free agent by NY Americans, January 30, 1941. Team name changed to Brooklyn Americans prior to 1941-42 season. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Springfield (AHL) for cash, August, 1942. Traded to Pittsburgh (AHL) by Buffalo (AHL) for cash, October 13, 1942.
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