Leads NJD with 16g-27a-43pts...Had points in a season-high four straight games Mar. 12-20 (2g-3a-5pts)...Registered 6th career 2g game Mar. 8 vs. Phi...Had points in three straight twice: Feb. 17-21 (1g-2a-3pts) & Oct. 16-21 (2g-2a-4pts)...Posted points in back-to-back games four times, most recently Mar. 6-8 (2g-1a-3pts)...Was unsuccessful on 2nd career PS attempt (vs. M. Neuvirth) Feb. 17 vs. Buf...Recorded 1g-1a-2pts four times: Dec. 19 vs. TB, Nov. 22 at Cgy., Oct. 21 vs. NYR & Oct. 9 at Phi...Also has six 2a games, most recently Apr. 9 at TB...Missed game Nov. 29 at NYI (upper body) & six straight Nov. 6-15 (lower body)...Appeared in 200th NHL game Oct. 21...2013-14: Led team with career-high 25g & 3 SHG Also set career-highs with 77 GP, 7 PPG & 4 GWG Named NHL s 3rd Star of the Week ending Mar. 9; led league with 5g...Also named 2nd Star of the Week ending Mar. 2; had 4g-2a-6pts in 3 games...Recorded goals in team-record (tie) six straight Feb. 27-Mar. 8 (9g-2a-11pts).
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