- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Dec. 1.
- Was tied for first on the Monsters in scoring at the time of his recall with 12 points (4g/8a) in 18 games.
- Finished third on the Monsters in scoring last season with 34 points (8g/26a) in 76 games during his first professional campaign.
- In 2012-13, Smith led the Kamloops Blazers with 106 points (41g/65a) in 72 games en route to being named to the WHL Western Conference First All-Star Team.
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