Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1990) OHL Second All-Star Team (1991) AHL Second All-Star Team (1993)
Traded to Edmonton by NY Rangers with Bernie Nicholls and Louie DeBrusk for Mark Messier and future considerations (Jeff Beukeboom for David Shaw, November 12, 1991), October 4, 1991. Signed as a free agent by Hartford, August 18, 1994. Transferred to Carolina after Hartford franchise relocated, June 25, 1997.
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