WCHA Second All-Star Team (1983)
Signed as a free agent by Hartford, February 29, 1984. Traded to Washington by Hartford for Washington's 6th round choice (Jarrett Reid) in 1992 Entry Draft, September 30, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, August 25, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, August 30, 1993. Named Head Coach of Dallas, May 16, 2002.
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