Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (fewest goals against AHL) (1978) (shared with Maurice Barrett) Terry Sawchuk Trophy (fewest goals against CHL) (1982, 1983) (shared with Kelly Hrudey) CHL Second All-Star Team (1983)
Traded to Pittsburgh by Montreal with Pat Hughes for Denis Herron and Pittsburgh's 2nd round choice (Jocelyn Gauvreau) in 1982 Entry Draft, August 30, 1979. Rights traded to NY Islanders by Pittsburgh for future considerations, September 28, 1981.
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