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Position
D
 
Jersey
23
Name  Oliver Ekman-Larsson
Born  7/17/1991
Height  6-2
Weight  200
Shoots  L
12/17/2014 9:35:00 AM
Description: Arizona blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson netted the overtime winner Tuesday versus Edmonton.
Insight: It was his seventh goal of the season, and he now has 15 points through 31 games. With a minus-12 rating, there are better options out there.
 
12/3/2014 9:55:00 AM
Description: Arizona blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored his fifth goal of the season during Tuesday's loss to the Flames.
Insight: He now has 12 points on the season, but is a dreadful minus-13 as well. Ekman-Larsson has scored a goal in each of the past two games.
 
11/19/2014 9:57:00 AM
Description: Arizona blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the team's lone goal in Tuesday's loss to Washington.
Insight: It was his third goal of the season, and he now has 10 points overall. While the point toal is nice, Ekman-Larsson is a dreadful -9 on the season.
 
10/12/2014 10:09:00 AM
Description: Arizona blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored his first goal of the season on Saturday night.
Insight: He also had an impressive eight shots on goal. After producing 44 points a season ago, we expect a similar line for this season.
 
10/3/2014 10:38:00 AM
Description: Arizona's other fantasy-worthy blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson posted 44 points last season and we're expecting a similar season in 2014-15.
Insight: Ekman-Larsson 44 point season came with a -4 rating, which while not great, was much better than fellow Coyote defensemen Keith Yandle's -23 mark with similar point production.
 
1/29/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Phoenix blue liner Oliver Ekman-Larsson generated two goals in Tuesday night's shutout win over the Kings.
Insight: Ekman-Larsson had been scoreless in his previous four games with a -5 rating so fantasy owners have to be encouraged by his performance on Tuesday. Four of Ekman-Larsson's eight goals this season have come in the month of January.
 
1/14/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored Phoenix's only goal on Tuesday against St. Louis.
Insight: The 22-year-old Ekman-Larsson has recorded a point in three straight games and a goal in two straight to snap out of a slump that saw him put up just six points in a 21-game stretch from Nov. 16 to Jan. 9.
 
1/8/2014 4:28:00 PM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson (upper body) will return to the lineup Thursday after missing two games.
Insight: The 22-year-old Ekman-Larsson suffered an upper-body injury when he was boarded by Columbus' Derek MacKenzie last week. He has really struggled as of late, putting up zero goals and six points over his last 20 games. He had 16 points (four goals) in his first 20.
 
1/6/2014 9:42:00 PM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson will miss Tuesday's game due to an upper-body injury, according to Craig Morgan of foxsportsarizona.com.
Insight: The 22-year-old Ekman-Larsson suffered an upper-body injury when he was boarded by Columbus' Derek MacKenzie on Thursday. He has really struggled as of late, putting up zero goals and six points over his last 20 games. He had 16 points (four goals) in his first 20.
 
1/5/2014 10:33:00 AM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson left Thursday's game with an upper-body injury and sat out Saturday's game.
Insight: The 22-year-old Ekman-Larsson has really struggled as of late, putting up zero goals and six points over his last 20 games. He had 16 points (four goals) in his first 20.
 
1/3/2014 5:09:00 PM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson left Thursday's game with an upper-body injury and sat out Saturday's game.
Insight: The 22-year-old Ekman-Larsson has really struggled as of late, putting up zero goals and six points over his last 20 games. He had 16 points (four goals) in his first 20.
 
Hot11/12/2013 10:41:00 PM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the game-winning goal 56 seconds into overtime Tuesday at St. Louis.
Insight: The 22-year-old also had an assist to help Phoenix win a game it played without Martin Hanzal, Radim Vrbata and Derek Morris. Ekman-Larsson has four goals and 15 points in 19 games this season and has produced a point in three straight games.
 
10/11/2013 9:55:00 PM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the game-winning goal Friday night at Philadelphia.
Insight: The 22-year-old had just three goals in 2012-13 after scoring 13 in 2011-12, but he already has two goals in the first five games this season.
 
10/8/2013 4:12:00 PM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson missed practice Monday with an upper-body injury, but will be back on the ice for the Coyotes game with the Islanders.
Insight: The 22-year-old was the sixth overall pick in the 2009 draft and emerged with 24 points in 48 games last season. He has a goal and an assist in two games this season and should be a No. 2 fantasy defenseman with upside.
 
10/6/2013 10:38:00 AM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored his first goal of the season Saturday at San Jose and has two points in the first two games.
Insight: The 22-year-old was the sixth overall pick in the 2009 draft and emerged with 24 points in 48 games last season, which would have been good for 41 points during a full 82-game schedule. He should be a No. 2 fantasy defenseman with upside.
 
4/7/2013 11:32:00 AM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson had two assists in Saturday's win over Colorado.
Insight: They were his first points since March 25. Ekman-Larsson got hot at the end of February and carried it over into March but he had just three points over 15 games prior to Saturday. The 21-year-old will be a breakout candidate next season.
 
3/15/2013 8:49:00 PM
Description: The Coyotes have signed 21-year-old defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson to a six-year contract extension. SOURCE: Coyotes.com
Insight: Ekman-Larsson, the sixth overall pick in the 2009 NHL Draft, has had a breakout season with three goals, 14 assists and 57 SOG in 27 games.
 
1/24/2013 10:03:00 AM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson registered two goals and an assist Wednesday in a win over Chicago.
Insight: Ekman-Larsson was the only Phoenix skater other than goalie Jason LaBarbera to log more than 20 minutes of ice time on Wednesday. He's tied for the team lead in plus-minus this season (+3).
 
1/3/2013 10:41:00 AM
Description: Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson is doubtful for Saturday's game against Philadelphia due to an upper body injury.
Insight: The 22-year-old Ekman-Larsson was injured when Columbus' Derek MacKenzie hit him into the boards from behind. Ekman-Larsson has four goals and 18 points in 40 games this season.
 
11/24/2010 8:02:00 AM
Description: Ekman-Larsson picked up an assist in a 5-0 win over the Oilers on Tuesday.
Insight: Ekman-Larsson now has three assists over his last five games to give him four total in 15 games this season. (RapidDraft.com)
 

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