OLIVER EKMAN-LARSSON NEWS

Storylines aplenty in Coyotes' win over Panthers

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Coyotes needed a reason to smile. Their game had looked much better of late but they were riding a three-game losing streak heading into Saturday's matchup with the surprisingly hot Florida Panthers at Gila River Arena. Leave it to youth to deliver the much-needed mood swing. Center Justin Hodgman scored his first goal in his first NHL game, left wing Sam...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ekman-Larsson's OT goal beats Panthers

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored at 2:20 of overtime, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Justin Hodgman scored in his NHL debut and the Coyotes had a strong defensive game in front of Smith to end a three-game losing streak (0-2-1). Hodgman, a healthy scratch in two games during his first...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes rally for 2-1 overtime win over Florida

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored at 2:20 of overtime, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Justin Hodgman scored in his NHL debut and the Coyotes had a strong defensive game in front of Smith to end a three-game losing streak (0-2-1). Hodgman, a healthy scratch in two games during his first...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Pirri scores in regulation, but Panthers fall to Coyotes in OT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored at 2:20 of overtime, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Justin Hodgman scored in his NHL debut and the Coyotes had a strong defensive game in front of Smith to end a three-game losing streak (0-2-1). Hodgman, a healthy scratch in two games during his first...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ekman-Larsson's OT goal beats Panthers

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored at 2:20 of overtime, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Justin Hodgman scored in his NHL debut and the Coyotes had a strong defensive game in front of Smith to end a three-game losing streak (0-2-1). Hodgman, a healthy scratch in two games during his first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Pirri scores in regulation, but Panthers fall to Coyotes in OT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored at 2:20 of overtime, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Justin Hodgman scored in his NHL debut and the Coyotes had a strong defensive game in front of Smith to end a three-game losing streak (0-2-1). Hodgman, a healthy scratch in two games during his first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Oliver Ekman-Larsson Fantasy Rankings 2014 2015

Year Team GP G A PTS +/- 2010 PHX 48 1 10 11 3 2011 PHX 82 13 19 32 0 2012 PHX 48 3 21 24 5 2013 PHX 80 15 29 44 -4 Oliver Ekman-Larsson | Defenseman D-Man Rank:  #10 Team:  Arizona Coyotes Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/17/1991 Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 190 Notes:  Oliver Ekman-Larsson achieved personal bests
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Arizona Coyotes Preview: Blue Line Scoring Key To Playoff Chances

The Coyotes ditched the “Phoenix” part of their name after last season to officially become the “Arizona Coyotes.” The franchise’s success has been built on a deep, talented blue line over the last four years and 2014-15 should be no different. Oliver Ekman-Larsson is the best defenseman on the team as a two-way player who plays against elite competition and excels on special...
Via NESN.com
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes announce contract extensions for Playfair, Effinger, O'Hearn

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Coyotes signed associate coach Jim Playfair and director of pro scouting Frank Effinger to multiyear contract extensions, the team announced Monday. Chris O'Hearn also was promoted to vice president of hockey operations. As per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed. Playfair enters his fourth season as Coyotes' associate coach in 2014-15...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Is Brad Treliving?

  Follow me on Twitter @IanEsplen for fun, Flames and all things NHL Draft   News just broke that Brad Treliving has been hired as GM of the Calgary Flames. Not the sexiest name out there, but let's get to know Brad Treliving a little better. Father is Jim Treliving - Dragon and owner of Boston Pizza and Mr. Lube - Does that mean we'll have Boston Pizza deals...
Via Puckrant.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phoenix Coyotes Best “Cellys” of 2013-2014

  Everyone loves a good hockey celly, right? The Phoenix Coyotes had no shortage of great goal celebrations this year, including Keith Yandle, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Mike Ribiero, Antoine Vermette and of course, Mike Smith’s patented celly following a Coyotes’ win.   Phoenix Sports-Kings Lead Columnist Dylan Veltkamp @DylanVeltkampSK
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ekman-Larsson score another spectacular goal

Last month, Phoenix Coyotes defender Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored a pretty special solo goal.  He skated past several defenders to score in the 4-2 defeat to the Boston Bruins. On Tuesday night, he scored another against the Columbus Blue Jackets.  This time it was a clutch goal that allowed the Coyotes to tie the game and send it to overtime.  The Coyotes would eventually lose...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes look to snap skid, keep playoff hopes alive

The Phoenix Coyotes are mired in their longest losing streak of the season, but their latest defeat could have been worse. The Coyotes will try to end a five-game slide Thursday night in their final road game as they meet the Nashville Predators, who have been eliminated from playoff contention. Phoenix (36-28-15) fell 4-3 in overtime at Columbus on Tuesday but was headed for a regulation...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

'Demoralizing' loss caps disastrous week for Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There are bad weeks at the office and there are train wrecks after plunging off a 1,000-foot-high suspension bridge. To recap the Coyotes' week -- one that followed a five-point, three-game Eastern road trip -- they lost two shootouts at home to non-playoff teams (the Jets and Oilers), blew a chance to move into seventh place against the Wild and got routed...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes lose lead in final minute, game in shootout

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Sam Gagner got the tying goal with 40.4 seconds to play in regulation, then scored the winner in the fourth round of the shootout to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Friday night. Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz also scored and Ben Scrivens stopped 24 shots through overtime for the Oilers. Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the tying...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oliver Ekman-Larsson shows off amazing hands

Phonies Coyotes’ Swedish defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored an amazing goal against the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.  Receiving the puck in his own half, Ekman-Larsson rushes through the Boston defense to score. The goal came in the second period to put the Coyotes 2-1 up.  Mikkel Boedker and  Keith Yandleprovided the assists.  The Coyotes lost the game 4-2 after a...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Resiliency Pushes Winning Streak To New Heights In Arizona

The most impressive thing about the Boston Bruins’ 11-game winning streak entering Saturday night was how easy the Bruins had made it look. Boston rolled over just about everyone who had stood in its path leading up to that point. The B’s got a stiff test on Saturday in Arizona, but they found a way to grind out a 4-2 win over the Coyotes and extend their winning streak to 12...
Via NESN.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes can't keep Bruins from 12th straight win

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Boston Bruins rallied with three third-period goals, the go-ahead score by Shawn Thornton with 3:18 to play, to win their 12th in a row, 4-2 over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night. The Bruins are two shy of the franchise mark of 14 straight set in the 1929-30 season. They also have the most points in the NHL with 103, two more than Western Conference-leading...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vrbata nets Coyotes a second straight win

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Radim Vrbata had a goal and two assists to lead the Phoenix Coyotes to a 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Mike Ribeiro also scored for the Coyotes. Mike Smith made 31 saves. Brandon Pirri scored and Roberto Luongo stopped 23 shots for the Panthers. Phoenix won its second consecutive road game for the first time since...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Roberto Luongo stops 23 shots but Panthers fall

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Radim Vrbata had a goal and two assists to lead the Phoenix Coyotes to a 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Mike Ribeiro also scored for the Coyotes. Mike Smith made 31 saves. Brandon Pirri scored and Roberto Luongo stopped 23 shots for the Panthers. Phoenix won its second consecutive road game for the first time...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Coyotes Focused On Points

(blogs.thescore.com) Mike Smith, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Lori Korpikoski returned home from Sochi with their medals in hand and their attention back to Coyotes Hockey. During the break, Head Coach Dave Tippett had his players conditioning and practicing everyday, treating the time off as a mini camp. He stressed to his players, the importance of finishing down the stretch and picking...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes-Jets Preview

The Phoenix Coyotes return from the break with gold, silver and bronze medals, and more importantly for their playoff push, five healthy Olympians. They'll try to get the final month and a half of the regular season off to a positive start Thursday night in Winnipeg against a Jets team also looking to push its way into the playoff picture. Phoenix goaltender Mike Smith won...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Korpikoski emblematic of Finns' Olympic excellence

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- If you had laid odds before the Olympics on which of the five Coyotes would make the greatest impact in Sochi, Russia, the only player who would have sported worse odds than Lauri Korpikoski was goalie Mike Smith, who didn't play a minute for Team Canada. But that's not how things worked out.   Czech center Martin Hanzal missed some time and played sparingly...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada-Sweden Olympic Hockey Preview: Canadians Seek Back-to-Back Gold Medals

The battle for gold at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi has come down to two teams — Canada and Sweden. The Canadians are aiming to become the first nation to win back-to-back men’s ice hockey gold medals since NHL players began participating in Olympic competition 16 years ago, while Sweden is seeking its second title in the last three Winter Games following its triumph in...
Via NESN.com
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

A Q&A with Coyotes co-owner George Gosbee from Sochi

A Q&A with Coyotes co-owner, executive chairman and governor George Gosbee, who is in Sochi, Russia for the Winter Olympics.  FSAZ: Having been there almost a week, how would you rate these games compared to others you have attended? Gosbee: "It's been a great experience. The Olympic compound is really impressive. I don't have any complaints but the one thing I...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss
Coyotes News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

5 NFL takeaways from Thanksgiving

WATCH: Ronda Rousey talks Eminem

CM Punk opens up about leaving WWE

Wrigley renovation may be delayed

Steelers could have been America's Team

John Beilein upset with ESPN

Should Washington move on from RG3?

Dominic Raiola fined for cheap shots

Rose leaves with injury again

WATCH: Pierce signs for fan during game

Report: McCoy to start over RG3

Braxton Miller headed to Oregon?

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.