ST. PAUL, MN - OCTOBER 24: Alexander Semin #28 of the Carolina Hurricanes was called for an interference penalty against Mikko Koivu #9 of the Minnesota Wild on this play during the game on October 24, 2013 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images)
He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.
— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson