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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
HOME: 11-15-26 in 29 games AWAY: 5-10-15 in 25 games SEASON LONG POINT STREAK: 7 games, Nov. 7- Nov. 19 (3-4-7) SEASON HIGHLIGHTS - Registered his 100th career NHL assist vs. BOS, Oct. 17. - Skated in a career-high 33:46 for a regulation game and had an assist vs. NYR, Nov. 7. - Scored his 20th career GWG vs. NYI, Dec. 19 to pass Teppo Numminen for 1st palce on the franchise's all-time GWG's list among d-men. - Scored his 6th career multi-goal game vs. LAK, Dec. 26. - Passed Keith Yandle (65) to become the highest goal scorer in Coyotes history among defensemen at CGY, Jan. 7. - Has 1-5-6 in 2 games vs. CHI this season. CAREER NOTES: - Was a 2015 NHL All-Star. - Won a silver medal with Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics. - Led ARI with 23-20-43 and was only player to skate in all 82 games in 2014-15. - Matched the NHL record for GWG's by a defensemen with 7 in 2014-15. - Established a NHL record for most goals in a season by a Swedish-born defenseman in 2014-15.

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