MJHL First All-Star Team (1973) CHL Second All-Star Team (1977) AHL Second All-Star Team (1978) NHL First All-Star Team (1980, 1981) Bill Masterton Trophy (1986)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1981, 1984)
Transferred to Cleveland after California franchise relocated, August 26, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August 8, 1977. Traded to Boston by Los Angeles for Boston's 1st round choice (Dan Gratton) in 1985 Entry Draft, October 24, 1984. Claimed by Pittsburgh from Boston in Waiver Draft, October 5, 1987.
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