|Born||17 July 1991 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|NHL Draft||6th overall, 2009|
Oliver Ekman-Larsson (born Oliver Oscar Emanuel Ekman-Larsson on July 17, 1991 in Karlskrona, Sweden) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Oliver was selected sixth overall by Phoenix in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. On May 24, 2010, it was announced that the Coyotes had signed Oliver to an entry-level contract.
In the season following his draft selection, Oliver produced the second most points among junior players in Allsvenska despite missing several games while competing in the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
Oliver's first NHL point was an assist on a goal by Kyle Turris on October 23, 2010. He scored his first goal on January 17, 2011 against Antti Niemi of the San Jose Sharks.
For the duration of the 2012–13 NHL lockout, Oliver was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Portland Pirates on the last year of his entry level contract was.
Oliver represented Sweden at the 2010 World Junior Championships where he was the highest scoring defenceman on his team with 5 points in 6 games.
At the 2010 World Championships, Oliver played in nine games for the bronze medalists and was deemed to be Sweden's best player in the game against Norway.
Regular season and playoffs
|2010–11||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||15||3||7||10||16||—||—||—||—||—|
- Oliver Ekman-Larsson's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Oliver Ekman-Larsson's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Oliver Ekman-Larsson – player profile and career stats at European Hockey.Net
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