WHL First All-Star Team (1964)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1955, 1956)
Traded to Detroit by Boston with Vic Stasiuk for Gary Aldcorn, Murray Oliver and Tom McCarthy, January 23, 1961. Traded to LA Blades (WHL) by Detroit for cash, July, 1962.
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