Father of Rob AHL Second All-Star Team (1963) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1963) AHL First All-Star Team (1970)
Traded to NY Rangers by Chicago with Wayne Hillman and John Brenneman for Camille Henry, Don Johns, Billy Taylor and Wally Chevrier, February 4, 1965. Claimed by Los Angeles from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Montreal by Los Angeles with Denis DeJordy, Dale Hoganson and Noel Price for Rogie Vachon, November 4, 1971.
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