WCHA Second All-Star Team (1993) WCHA First All-Star Team (1994) WCHA Player of the Year (1994) NCAA West First All-American Team (1994) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (1994) Ken McKenzie Trophy (U.S.- Born Rookie of the Year IHL) (1995) IHL Second All-Star Team (1999)
Traded to Los Angeles by NY Islanders for Nick Vachon, November 19, 1996. Signed as a free agent by EHC Berlin (Germany), June 12, 2001.
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