CHL Second All-Star Team (1972, 1974) Terry Sawchuk Trophy (fewest goals against CHL) (1972)
Regular season totals for Thetford Mines (QJHL) during 1967-68 season are unavailable. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, October 7, 1971. On active roster for entire 1975-76 season but did not play. Suffered career-ending eye injury in game vs. Colorado, December 26, 1976.
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