Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, May 29, 2007. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 21, 2011. Claimed on waivers by Tampa Bay from NY Islanders, February 23, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 19, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Orebro (Sweden), August 6, 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