IHL Northern Division Second All-Star Team (1949) NBSHL First All-Star Team (1954)
Traded to NY Rangers by Detroit for cash, June, 1949. Suspended for entire 1956-57 regular season by Fredericton (NBSHL) for refusing to play game vs. Saint John, March 7, 1956.
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