Missed majority of 2009-10 due to recurring upper-body injury and as a healthy reserve. Traded to Calgary by New Jersey for Calgary's 5th round choice (Graham Black) in 2012 Entry Draft, July 12, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, January 15, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Wilkes-Barre (AHL), August 20, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, November 7, 2013.
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