5 Reasons Why Oliver Ekman-Larsson Is the Next Big Thing for the Phoenix Coyotes

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5 Reasons Why Oliver Ekman-Larsson Is the Next Big Thing for the Phoenix Coyotes
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Oliver Ekman Larsson is the Coyotes next big thing. His development has been amazing to watch in such a short time

When you examine the Phoenix Coyotes roster, you see a mix of proven forwards, journeyman players, a left for dead goaltender who has been reborn and a couple of young up-and-coming players. One of those young players had a breakout year last season. His name is Oliver Ekman-Larsson and the hockey world better take notice because this kid is on his way to stardom in this league.

The Swedish import was the 6th overall pick by the Coyotes in 2009 and after splitting his rookie season between Phoenix and San Antonio of the AHL, Ekman-Larsson proved he belonged last season.

This article will look at five reasons why Ekman-Larsson will be a name that everyone around the NHL will know sooner rather than later.

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