Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/3/11

PITTSBURGH - JANUARY 21: Forward Alexander Semin #28 of the Washington Capitals waits for a face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 21, 2010 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Washington Capitals right wing Alexander Semin will miss Saturday's game against the Ottawa Senators.

The Washington Post, citing a league source, reported that Semin is dealing with a right shoulder injury.

Semin skated with the team Saturday morning but did not take part in some drills.

The 27-year-old Semin is off to a slow start with five goals and five assists in 23 games. He had 28 goals last season and a career-high 40 tallies in the 2009-10 season.

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