Per Dave Tippett: @OEL_23 likely will play tonight, but Martin Hanzal & Eric Selleck are out tonight, day-to-day with upper-body injuries.
Arizona Republic "This year’s NHL draft is still months away and the order of selection has yet to be finalized, but don’t expect the Coyotes to sacrifice franchise defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson for the chance of taking Scottsdale native Auston Matthews with the first overall pick. “That will never happen,”..." March 27
Ekman-Larsson is doubtful for tomorrow's game, Tippett said. Grossmann took maintenance day.
Arizona Republic "Despite the performance review and ensuing questions about why he wanted the position, Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson said an hourlong discussion over lunch Tuesday afternoon at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa next to Gila River Arena didn’t feel like a job interview. “It was more..." February 20
Edmonton Journal "Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli will probably be on the horn to his Arizona counterpart, Don Maloney, five minutes after the televised lottery show, knowing that the Coyotes would be falling all over themselves to get the marketing jewel, Scottsdale-born Matthews, for a much-needed boost in ticket..." January 22
Fox Sports Arizona "Three summers ago, Oliver Ekman-Larsson received a check in the mail for about $200,000. He wasn't expecting it because he didn't know there was a bonus in his contract for reaching a certain number of blocked shots. "That just kind of shows where EL's focus is," said Coyotes assistant coach..." March 24
Arizona Republic "Merchandise bearing Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s initials has slowly worked its way around the team’s locker room, but not even a hat or a T-shirt has landed in winger Lauri Korpikoski’s possession. “No, he hasn’t given me anything yet,” Korpikoski said. “He doesn’t want to give me..." February 06
Arizona Republic "The evolution of Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s game has focused on his defending style, his passing and his shot. But one of the more-noticeable developments is probably one of the more unexpected — he can be pretty scrappy, too. “I don’t know,” he said with a smile. “I’m a..." February 03
Arizona Republic "The Coyotes have become so accustomed to engineering late-game comebacks that protecting a lead seems to be an unfamiliar concept. They muscled out a one-goal lead over the Blues after falling behind in the first period and clung to that margin for an entire period before the concentration of..." November 13
Just spoke with Ekman-Larsson. Says he's ready to go tonight. #Coyotes
Arizona Republic "Not much – if anything – is a given in the Coyotes’ almost four-year existence without ownership. Even normal protocol, like re-signing players, is challenged. The Coyotes would have had a stranglehold on franchise defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s rights once his current contract expires..." March 16
Arizona Republic "Last season, when he was adjusting to full-time life in the NHL, Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson was somewhat of an unknown among his peers. But now that’s changed. “When I talk to players around the league, they know who No. 23, is and they know that they gotta make sure they’re..." March 14