WHL East Second All-Star Team (1998)
Missed majority of 2000-01 due to a wrist injury vs. Detroit, October 5, 2000. Claimed by NY Rangers from Calgary in Waiver Draft, October 4, 2002. Claimed by Atlanta from NY Rangers in Waiver Draft, October 3, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Zilina (Slovakia), September 17, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Gavle (Sweden), January 23, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 24, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to pre-season hip surgery.
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