Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 29, 1998. Played w/ RHI's New Jersey in 1995 (4-2-0-2-40) Signed as a free agent by Portland (AHL), July 30, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Washington, April 3, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Belfast (Britain), August 12, 2004.
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