BCJHL Second All-Star Team (1970) BCJHL First All-Star Team (1971)
Signed as a free agent by San Diego (WHL), October 2, 1971. Traded to Philadelphia by San Diego (WHL) for Jim Stanfield, Tom Trevelyan, Bob Currier and Bob Hurlburt, May 25, 1973. Claimed by Washington from Philadelphia in Expansion Draft, June 12, 1974. Claimed on waivers by St. Louis from Washington, May 21, 1975.
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