Ekman-Larsson (upper-body) missed practice, but might play on Saturday.
Despite missing Friday's practice, Ekman-Larsson has not been ruled out of Saturday's game vs. the Devils. Monitor his status during tomorrow's morning skate.
Ekman-Larsson (upper-body) missed practice on Friday.
Ekman-Larsson was stapled from behind by Joakim Nordstrom in the Coyotes loss to the Blackhawks on Thursday. It was late in the third period, but he left and did not return. His absence this afternoon makes him questionable for Saturday’s contest vs. the Devils.
Ekman-Larsson (upper-body) will return to the lineup tonight.
Ekman-Larsson has missed the last two games with an upper-body injury that he suffered last Thursday. OEL has been one of the better defensemen in fantasy this season, he has 22 points (4G / 18A) in 40 games and should be activated in all formats. Expect him to be paired with Derek Morris tonight and jump back onto the top power-play unit alongside Keith Yandle.
Ekman-Larsson (upper-body) won't play on Tuesday.
Ekman-Larsson will miss his second straight game after suffering an upper-body injury on Thursday.
Ekman-Larsson will be a game-time decision on Saturday.
Ekman-Larsson was injured on Thursday but is reportedly feeling better today and will be re-evaluated tomorrow.
Ekman-Larsson left Thursday's game and did not return.
OEL was crunched into the boards by Blue Jackets forward Derek MacKenzie. It appeared to be a shoulder injury and the Coyotes have deemed him day-to-day. Head coach Dave Tippet said that Ekman-Larsson "looked alright" following the loss. The Coyotes are back in action tomorrow, monitor OEL's status during the game-day skate.
Ekman-Larsson will play tonight.
After missing practice yesterday with an upper-body injury, OEL will be on the Coyotes blueline tonight. He has a goal, an assist and plus-two rating while averaging 22:33 TOI in the first two games.
Ekman-Larsson is questionable for tomorrow's matchup with the Islanders.
OEL missed practice this morning with an upper body injury. Monitor his status tomorrow.
Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson to a six-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Ekman-Larsson leads all Coyotes defensemen in scoring and assists with 3-14-17 in 27 games. He also ranks tied for sixth among all NHL defensemen in points.
Source: Coyotes 03/15/13, 4:32 pm EST
That's right...Oliver Ekman-Larsson is leading all NHL d-men in goals as of today. #Coyotes
He's probably still available in your fantasy hockey league.
Source: Tim Bulmer 10/18/11, 2:32 pm EST
Ekman-Larsson’s three goals in four games this season are tops in the NHL among defensemen and tied for fifth for all skaters.
Last season he scored a goal and 11 points through 48 games with the Coyotes. This should be a breakout campaign for the former 6th overall pick, grab him while you still can.
"Those are the kinds of things out there that we're expecting," coach Dave Tippett said. "That's how we're going to have to play if we're going to win. We need everybody doing the little things, a little extra in a game.
Ekman-Larsson starts the season on the second defensive pairing, playing alongside Adrian Aucoin. Last season he scored a goal and 11 points through 48 games with the Coyotes. Expect the former 6th overall pick to continue developing in a tight, defensive system.
Source: AZ Central 10/11/11, 6:37 pm EST