Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1958) AHL First All-Star Team (1960, 1962) AHL Second All-Star Team (1961) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1961, 1962, 1963)
NHL rights transferred to Los Angeles after NHL club purchased Springfield (AHL) franchise, May, 1967. Traded to Vancouver (WHL) by Los Angeles with the loan of Mike Corbett and Larry Mavety for cash, October, 1967.
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