Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (AHL Sportsmanship) (1998)
Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, September 3, 1998. Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders for Niklas Andersson, August 17, 1999. Traded to Los Angeles by Toronto for Don MacLean, February 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Rochester (AHL), July 20, 2000.
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