Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, April 24, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, August 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Lev Praha (KHL), May 24, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Riga (KHL), September 26, 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