- ECAC First All-Star Team (1979)
- NCAA East First All-American Team (1979)
- 1980 U.S. Olympic Team
- WEC-B All-Star Team (1983)
- Traded to Boston by Atlanta for Boston's 2nd round choice (Steve Konroyd) in 1980 Entry Draft and Boston's 3rd round choice (Mike Vernon) in 1981 Entry Draft, June 2, 1980.
- Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, March 2, 1983.
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