OHL Rookie of the Year (1986) IHL Second All-Star Team (1991) Leo P. Lamoureux Memorial Trophy (Leading Scorer IHL) (1991)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, June 7, 1991. Claimed by Ottawa from Detroit in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992. Claimed on waivers by Los Angeles from Ottawa, October 21, 1992. Claimed by Anaheim from Los Angeles in Expansion Draft, June 24, 1993.
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