OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1980)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1984)
Traded to Calgary by Pittsburgh for Dan Quinn, November 12, 1986. Traded to St. Louis by Calgary with Craig Coxe and Tim Corkery for Mark Hunter, Doug Gilmour, Steve Bozek and Michael Dark, September 6, 1988. Traded to Philadelphia by St. Louis for Peter Zezel, November 29, 1988. Rights traded to Toronto by Philadelphia for Toronto's 3rd round choice (Vaclav Prospal) in 1993 Entry Draft, July 29, 1991.
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