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Report: Coyotes telling teams Ekman-Larsson is off the market

Report: Coyotes telling teams Ekman-Larsson is off the market

It doesn't look like Oliver Ekman-Larsson is going anywhere.


The Arizona Coyotes defenseman is eligible to sign an extension as of July 1, and it looks like he may do so, as Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports a few teams that asked about him were told he's off the market.


In mid-May, Craig Morgan of Arizona Sports reported that Ekman-Larsson and the Coyotes were discussing an eight-year extension that would pay the 26-year-old more than $8 million a season.

Ekman-Larsson has one year left on his six-year, $33-million contract and is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of next season.


Since the 2013-14 campaign, Brent Burns is the only defenseman in the league who's scored more than Ekman-Larsson's 85 goals. During the Swede's eight-year career, he's put up 102 goals and 290 points in 576 games.