Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, March 14, 2007. Traded to Calgary by Philadelphia for Tim Ramholt, June 30, 2008. Traded to Chicago by Calgary for Aaron Johnson, October 7, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 7, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Zagreb (Austria), September 3, 2012.
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