WHL Second All-Star Team (1968)
Traded to Minneapolis (IHL) by Port Huron (IHL) for Bill Lecaine, October, 1962. Claimed by Minnesota from Seattle (WHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 11, 1968. Claimed by Philadelphia from Minnesota in Intra-League Draft, June 12, 1968. Selected by Houston (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Claimed by Atlanta from Philadelphia in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1972.
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