Missed majority of 2001-02 due to shoulder injury vs. Greenville (ECHL), December 8, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Dayton (ECHL), October 17, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Alleghe (Italy), November 29, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Columbia (ECHL), August 31, 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