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Oliver Ekman-Larsson
Oliver Ekman-Larsson
Defenseman  - ARI
(EHK-man-LAHR-suhn, AW-lih-vuhr)
Number: 23
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Born: Jul 17, 1991  (Age 24)
Birthplace: Karlskrona, Sweden
Acquired: Phoenix’s first choice (first round, sixth overall) in the 2009 Entry Draft
Drafted: PHX / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (6th overall) PROSPECT BIO
2015-16: Had a 7-game point streak (3-4-7) from Nov. 17-19 Scored a PPG and had GWG at MTL, Nov 19...Scored a goal at CBJ, Nov. 14...Had an assist at ANA, Nov. 9... Skated in a career high of 33:46 for a regulation game and had an assist vs. NYR, Nov. 7 Tallied 2 assists at TOR, Oct. 26 Notched his 100th career NHL assist vs. BOS, Oct. 17 Scored a goal at LAK, Oct. 9. 2014-15: Led the team in scoring with 23-20-43 in 82 games on his way to being named team MVP Only Coyote to play in all 82 games Tied Phil Housley s franchise record for goals by a defenseman in a season Led ARI and all NHL defenseman in goals, game-winning goals (7) and power play goals (10) Established a NHL record for most goals in a season by a Swedish-born defenseman. NOTES: Named an alternate captain in March of 2015 Represented the Coyotes at the 2015 NHL All-Star Game... Won a silver medal with Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia Signed a six-year contract with the Coyotes on Mar. 17, 2013.

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