Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson
Oliver Ekman-Larsson was born on July 17, 1991 in Karlskrona, Sweden. A highly-touted prospect, Ekman-Larsson was selected sixth overall by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Ekman-Larsson would appear in 48 games for the Coyotes during the 2010-11 season, scoring his NHL goal on January 17, 2011 in a game against the San Jose Sharks.

At season's end, Ekman-Larsson joined the Swedish team at the World Championships where he helped his homeland to the bronze medal.

In his second NHL season, Ekman-Larsson recorded an impressive 13 goals, the fifth most of any rearguard in the league.

Ekman-Larsson would represent Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics where he would help his country win a Silver Medal.

Ekman-Larsson continued to grow into one of the game's elite defenceman during the 2015-16 season. In 75 games for the Coyotes he scored 21 goals and added 34 assists to lead the Coyotes with 55 points.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2005-06 Tingsryds AIF Jr. Swe-Jr. 1 0 0 0 2
2006-07 Tingsryds AIF U18 Swe-U18 23 0 3 3 28
2007-08 Tingsryds AIF U18 Swe-U18 12 2 3 5 57
2007-08 Tingsryds AIF Jr. Swe-Jr. 7 2 4 6 16
2007-08 Tingsryds AIF Sweden-3 27 3 5 8 10
2008-09 Leksands IF Sweden-2 47 5 16 21 38
2008-09 Sweden WJ18-A 6 2 6 8 2 +3
2009-10 Leksands IF Sweden-2 52 11 22 33 106
2009-10 Sweden WJC-A 6 2 3 5 12
2010-11 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 48 1 10 11 24 +3
2010-11 San Antonio Rampage AHL 15 3 7 10 16 -3
2010-11 Sweden WC-A 7 1 3 4 2 +5
2011-12 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 13 19 32 32 0 16 1 3 4 8
2012-13 Portland Pirates AHL 20 7 14 21 28 +5
2012-13 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 48 3 21 24 26 +5
2013-14 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 80 15 29 44 50 -4
2013-14 Sweden Olympics 6 0 3 3 2 +4
2014-15 Arizona Coyotes NHL 82 23 20 43 40 -18
2014-15 Sweden WC-A 8 2 10 12 6 +4
2015-16 Arizona Coyotes NHL 75 21 34 55 96 -6
2016-17 Arizona Coyotes NHL 79 12 27 39 48 -25
2016-17 Sweden WC-A 8 2 3 5 2 +3
NHL Totals 494 88 160 248 316 16 1 3 4 8


Played in NHL All-Star Game (2015)
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