AHL First All-Star Team (2003) Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (fewest goals against AHL) (2003) (shared with Joey MacDonald) Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award (Outstanding Goaltender AHL) (2003)
Signed as a free agent by Chicago, September 26, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, August 16, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 5, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (Russia), June 14, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Cherepovets (Russia), July 22, 2005.
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