Alexander Semin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Semin agrees to deal with Magnitogorsk Metallurg of KHL

    The Score "He may have been unwanted in the NHL, but it didn't take long for Alex Semin to find a suitor in the KHL. Semin has agreed to a deal with Magnitogorsk Metallurg, according to Igor Eronko of The contract is for the remainder of the 2015-16 season pending waivers, Semin's..." December 10

  • Reports: Alexander Semin likely heading overseas

    NESN "Alexander Semin apparently appeared on tickets to Wednesday’s Montreal Canadiens-Boston Bruins game at the Bell Centre. The problem: The Canadiens waived Semin two days earlier. Semin cleared waivers Tuesday, and multiple reports Wednesday indicated his career in Montreal is over, and that..." December 10

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Semin on unconditional waivers for purpose of his release. His agent Todd Diamond talking to teams overseas. Could be a deal by week's end

  • Semin clears waivers, may seek KHL deal

    Sportsnet "Montreal Canadiens forward Alexander Semin could be on the verge of going back to his native Russia, according to a blog post by TVA’s Renaud Lavoie. Semin was put on waivers Dec. 7 after being a frequent healthy scratch for the club and went unclaimed by all other NHL teams. According to..." December 08

  • Montreal waives Semin

    Pro Hockey Talk "Looks like the Alex Semin era in Montreal is coming to an end. Per multiple reports (Globe and Mail, News 1130), Montreal has apparently put veteran forward Alex Semin on waivers. UPDATE: Confirmed, via TSN. Semin, 31, joined the Habs this season on a one-year, $1 million deal after..." December 07

  • After seven straight healthy scratches, Semin says ‘I want to play’

    Pro Hockey Talk "The last time Alex Semin played for Montreal was back on Oct. 27 — a 5-1 loss in Vancouver, in which he finished minus-2 with one shot on goal in just over 13 minutes of action. Since then, he’s been sitting in the press box. Seven straight games, and counting — that’s how many times Semin’s..." November 14

  • Alexander Semin's agent says he is closing in on a deal

    Pro Hockey Talk "Alexander Semin stands as one of the most fascinating wild cards in NHL free agency, and it sounds like we’ll find out where he’ll land soon. His agent Mark Gandler told that Semin should come to a decision soon. Here’s a translation of a rather saucy quote Gandler gave about..." July 24

  • Canadiens sign F Semin to one-year, $1.1M deal

    TSN "The Montreal Canadiens agreed to a one-year, $1.1 million deal with forward Alexander Semin on Friday. Semin, 31, scored six goals and added 13 assists in 57 games with the Carolina Hurricanes last season. He was bought out by the Hurricanes after the season, with three years and $21 million..." July 24

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    Igor Eronko @IgorEronko

    Semin's agent says Alexander is ok with a 1-year deal for now. Refuses to talk about an option of the #KHL

  • Francis: Semin in 14-15 didn't have 'high compete level'

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes plan to buy out Alex Semin‘s contract after just two seasons of his five-year, $35 million deal. The move wasn’t shocking given that he scored just six goals and 19 points in 57 contests in 2014-15, but Hurricanes GM Ron Francis nevertheless made made his rationale..." July 01

  • Semin Placed on Waivers "The Carolina Hurricanes placed forward Alexander Semin on unconditional waivers Tuesday with the intent of buying out his contract. Semin was notified of the club’s decision Tuesday, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and he will need to clear waivers at noon Wednesday prior to being..." June 30

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Peters decision made: Semin is back in lineup after 2 games as healthy scratch.

  • Canes’ Semin, Loktionov undergo surgery

    Pro Hockey Talk "After the Carolina Hurricanes’ campaign ended with their elimination in the regular season, forward Alexander Semin underwent wrist surgery. Since then he’s been rehabbing and should be okay for the start of training camp, general manager Ron Francis said, according to the Raleigh News &..." May 23

  • Hurricanes' Semin to have wrist surgery "Alexander Semin soon will have surgery on his wrist, Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford told the Raleigh News and Observer on Monday. Semin played three of the Hurricanes' seven games in April and sat out the final two. In his second season with the team he had 22 goals and..." April 14

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    Michael Smith @MSmithCanes

    Official word: Alexander Semin has a lower-body injury. He will not return.

  • Alexander Semin added to Russia's Olympic team as injury replacement

    CBS Sports "The most questionable snub from Russia's Olympic roster will be headed to Sochi after all. Carolina Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin has been added to Team Russia for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, the Canes confirmed today. Semin will be replacing injured forward Sergei Soin on the roster..." January 21

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    Cardiac Cane @CardiacCane

    Alex Semin will return to the lineup for the #Canes tonight.

  • Hurricanes Activate Jeff Skinner from IR, Semin replaces him "Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has activated forward Jeff Skinner from injured reserve. Skinner is eligible to play for the Hurricanes tonight at Detroit. The team also placed forward Alexander Semin..." November 21

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Semin will be out indefinitely. Hainsey has the flu. Day to day.

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    Chantel McCabe @CanesChantel

    Muller confirmed Semin is out with a concussion. He will go through further testing to determine the severity. 65 out with flu today.

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Cam Ward starts for Carolina. Semin out.

  • Hurricanes forward Semin leaves game after hit "Carolina Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin left the game Friday against the St. Louis Blues after he was hit by defenseman Alex Pietrangelo in the second period. Semin played a few shifts afterward but did not return for the third period because of what the team called an upper-body..." November 17

  • Alexander Semin returns to Canes practice

    Raleigh News & Observer "Alexander Semin was back at Canes practice Wednesday returning just two days before the season opener with Detroit. Not that Canes coach Kirk Muller was too worried about it. Semin is a veteran forward has been skating with assistant coach Rod Brind'Amour and was an easy fit back on the line..." October 02

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    Dmitry Chesnokov @dchesnokov

    #Canes Alex Semin told me he feels good, his head is OK, resting at home in Russia, really likes playing for the Hurricanes and Raleigh.

  • Alexander Semin has concussion, done for season

    Raleigh News & Observer "Canes forward Alexander Semin has a concussion and will miss the final two games of the season, Canes coach Kirk Muller said. Semin did not practice Wednesday and Muller said it was a "maintenance day." But Semin was not at the morning skate on Thursday and Muller said after the skate that..." April 25

  • Hurricanes give Semin five-year extension "The Carolina Hurricanes have signed Alexander Semin to a five-year contract extension, which the team announced is worth $7 million per season. The 29-year-old signed a one-year, $7 million deal with the Hurricanes this past summer and has lived up to the contract. He has eight goals and 22..." March 25

  • Alexander Semin returns to Washington as Hurricanes visit Capitals

    Washington Post "Last summer, George McPhee decided it was time to part ways with Alexander Semin, the skilled winger he had drafted 10 years earlier. It wasn’t an easy call, the general manager admitted, but it became clear that the Washington Capitals’ journey with Semin had run its course. “Team chemistry..." February 26

  • Caps anticipate Semin's best

    CSN Washington "Troy Brouwer openly questioned Alexander Semin’s commitment to his craft Monday, suggesting that there were some nights last season where “you didn’t even know if he was going to come to the rink.” While Brouwer acknowledged that he didn’t always know what to expect from Semin during their one..." February 26

  • Troy Brouwer criticizes former Capitals teammate Alexander Semin

    Washington Post "Alexander Semin returns to Verizon Center on Tuesday night as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes to face the Capitals for the first time since he parted ways with the organization this summer as a free agent. Semin, 28, spent the first seven seasons of his NHL career in Washington. While his..." February 26

  • Troy Brouwer criticizes Alex Semin

    CBS Sports "On Tuesday night Alexander Semin will make his first visit back to Washington to play the Capitals as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes. If Troy Brouwer's words are any indication, it won't be a happy homecoming. Semin was not re-signed by the Capitals in the offseason, allowing him to hit..." February 25

  • Semin's pass still has Hurricane heads shaking

    Raleigh News & Observer "A day after the fact, Alex Semin's pass to Jiri Tlusty still was the talk of the Canes' locker room. If you missed it, check it out below or on YouTube, ESPN or It's a beauty. Semin whipped a spinning between-the-legs pass from the right circle, the puck zipping through the skates of..." February 23

  • What has Alexander Semin done so far?

    Canes Country "The Carolina Hurricanes made their biggest free agent signing in quite awhile this off-season when they inked high-scoring winger Alexander Semin to a one-year contract worth $7 mil. Someone who is making that much money is expected to produce and have an immediate impact and Semin has done just..." February 07

  • The Curious Case of Alexander Semin

    Canes Country "He has been called a "coach killer", a "complete loser", and an "enigma". At times, his work ethic and character have been called out and questioned. But so far into this young abbreviated season, the Carolina Hurricanes don't have any issues with Alexander Semin, and he seems fine with them as..." February 06

  • What has Alexander Semin done so far?

    Canes Country "The Carolina Hurricanes made their biggest free agent signing in quite awhile this off-season when they inked high-scoring winger Alexander Semin to a one-year contract worth $7 mil. Someone who is making that much money is expected to produce and have an immediate impact and Semin has done just..." February 06

  • Alexander Semin gets 'fresh start' with Hurricanes

    Washington Times "This was the decade of Alexander Semin. He spent over 10 years as Washington Capitals property, from the draft in 2002 until Thursday's signing with the Carolina Hurricanes. Along the way, Semin became the longest tenured player on the team and the fifth-leading goal-scorer in franchise..." July 27

  • Alexander Semin signs with Carolina Hurricanes

    Washington Post "After seven seasons, Alexander Semin's time as a Washington Capital has officially come to a close. Semin agreed to a one-year, $7 million deal with the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, ending his run with the team that drafted him and wrapping up nearly a month of speculation as to where the..." July 27

  • Should the Senators pursue Alexander Semin?

    Silver Seven "As of right now, there are three forwards guaranteed to be in Ottawa's top six: Jason Spezza, Milan Michalek and Kyle Turris. Should Daniel Alfredsson choose to return, he will be a fourth. For the remaining two spots, the candidates are Jakob Silfverberg, Mika Zibanejad, Peter Regin, Colin..." July 05

  • Alexander Semin's agent says client wants to be a 'full-time player'

    Washington Times "The Washington Capitals have always wanted Alexander Semin to score. His $6.7 million salary this season was fit for a sniper who fills up the net. Semin, who scored 21 goals this season, the fewest since his rookie year, wants to be used in more than just a scoring role, according to agent..." May 16

  • Washington Capitals' offseason uncertainty begins with Dale Hunter, Alexander Semin

    Washington Post "As the Washington Capitals scatter across the globe in the coming days, a series of tough questions will confront the team's decision makers in the aftermath of another second-round playoff exit. The most pressing issue is the future of Coach Dale Hunter. If the former Capitals great has..." May 14

  • Dale Hunter on Alexander Semin's penalties: 'You have to be smart on the ice'

    Washington Post "While it's uncertain if Alexander Semin will play a game on the fourth line or if his demotion in Sunday's practice was simply a wakeup call for the winger, Coach Dale Hunter made it clear that he doesn't want the Capitals taking retaliatory penalties. Semin was whistled for two minor penalties..." April 30

  • Semin doesn't say much about game-winning goal, but Capitals teammates say he's 'playing great'

    Washington Post "On a power play late in the second period, Capitals winger Alexander Semin delayed his shot from the left faceoff circle long enough to make sure that big Zdeno Chara would be screening Bruins goalie Tim Thomas. While the timing was superb, it was the wrist shot that was impeccable, a laser to the..." April 20

  • Alexander Semin heating up just when the Capitals need him most

    Washington Times "Alexander Semin's prodigious talent makes him one of the Washington Capitals' most effective players. It also is why he can be one of their most maddening. The veteran winger can elicit praise and curses in the same breath. When he is engaged and playing well, the Capitals' fortunes often..." April 20

  • Alexander Semin goal gives Washington crucial victory vs. Southeast Division rival

    Washington Post "Kicking off a four-game trip critical to their playoff hopes, the Washington Capitals understood they could ill afford to lose Friday night's meeting with the Florida Panthers. So despite a disallowed goal, part of an opening 44 minutes in which they failed to score, the Capitals showed their..." February 18

  • Alex Ovechkin stands up for Alexander Semin against Sharks

    Washington Post "Just over seven minutes into the third period, San Jose winger Brad Winchester was looking to make an impact as his team — up 3-2 at the time — looked to put the visiting Capitals away. Within a matter of seconds, he laid out a hit on Alex Ovechkin then stepped up against Alexander Semin. The..." January 09

  • Ovechkin, Backstrom and Semin reunited on Capitals' top line in practice

    Washington Post "In an apparent effort to jumpstart Alex Ovechkin and Alexander Semin, Coach Dale Hunter reunited the struggling wingers on a line with center Nicklas Backstrom. Hunter, however, would not say whether they'll play together when the Capitals face Ottawa at Scotiabank Place on..." December 07

  • After sitting out, Alexander Semin needs to stand up

    Washington Post "Two weeks ago in New Jersey, Bruce Boudreau sent a stern warning to struggling winger Alexander Semin when he benched him for more than half the game. On Monday, the Capitals' coach delivered an ultimatum that reverberated throughout Washington's dressing room. Semin, for the first time in the..." November 23

  • How will Alexander Semin respond to sitting out?

    Washington Post "If the Capitals and Alexander Semin are stuck together for the foreseeable future, writes Tarik El-Bashir, the Russian winger needs to conform and stop taking selfish penalties. And if his actions — and comments — the night after he was benched are any indication, Semin may know that:..." November 23

  • Washington finds a spark, rallies for 4-3 win without Alexander Semin

    Washington Post "After their most lopsided loss of the year, the Washington Capitals needed a win any way they could get it. Thanks largely to two timely deflections, Washington erased a two-goal deficit against the Phoenix Coyotes and rallied for a victory that provided at least a temporary reprieve from the..." November 22

  • Alexander Semin benched in Capitals' win over Devils

    Washington Times "Alexander Semin's equipment bag sat outside the visiting locker room at Prudential Center by itself. It was the first one on the cart to head out to the bus. It was only fitting. Semin had no use for his equipment for the last 24 minutes Friday night, benched for poor play as coach Bruce..." November 12

  • Matt Bradley apologizes for comments about Alexander Semin

    Washington Post "Matt Bradley said Monday that he had "no business" making critical comments about former Capitals teammate Alexander Semin's playoff performance and work ethic. "I wish I could take it back," Bradley, now a Florida Panther, told the Sun Sentinel. "I apologize for saying it. He's a great player...." October 18

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