Playing for his country for the fourth time in his career -- won a gold medal for Canada at the 2005 World Junior Championship and a silver medal at the 2004 World Junior.
Played on one of the all-time great Canadian teams at the 2005 World Junior Championship -- along with fellow 2010 Olympians Sidney Crosby, Shea Weber, Patrice Bergeron, Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry and Mike Richards.
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