NOBHL Top Goaltender (1997) OHL All-Rookie Team (1998) OHL First All-Star Team (1999) OHL Playoff MVP (2000)
Traded to Brampton (OHL) by Barrie (OHL) with Mississauga's 7th round choice (Michael Root) in 2001 OHL Midget Draft and Kitchener's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Brampton selected Tyler McCormick) in 2002 OHL Priority Draft for David Chant, Tyler Hanchuk and Matt Grenier, January 10, 2001. Missed entire 2001-02 due to groin injury in 2000-01 season and reinjured in training camp, October 3, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 17, 2006.
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