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To give credit where it is due again @ice_chip on Twitter (Chip Alexander from Raleigh News & Observer) is the best source for daily updates on the Canes constantly changing lineup and injury situation this days.
Tonight we get Alexander Semin's return to Washington. Thursday we see Brandon Sutter vs. Jordan Staal in Raleigh. Reunion week is here.
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Alexander Semin's return to Washington D.C. Tuesday caused quite a stir.Semin was an enigmatic performer during his tenure with the the Washington Capitals, demonstrating world-class offensive ability and the magical ability to disappear for weeks on end.“Some nights you didn’t even know if he was gonna come to the rink,” Capitals forward Troy Brouwer observed during a...
Former Washington Capital Alexander Semin made his first appearance against his old team. Now a member of the Carolina Hurricanes, it is clear that Semin still has some fans in the D.C. area…like this girl who loves her some Semin.
Is this just an innocent sign made by a legitimate fan of Alexander Semin, or did she know what she was doing?
We don’t want to put the girl on blast...
Former Capital Alexander Semin will make his first appearance at Verizon Center on Tuesday with his new team, the Carolina Hurricanes. Semin was a polarizing figure in Washington, either going on jaw-dropping scoring binges or long droughts with poorly-timed penalties. And that was when he wasn't injured.
The Capitals saw a few things they’d never seen before during Tuesday’s game. Former teammate Alexander Semin was wearing another NHL uniform. [Continue Reading]
How about this hockey babe? Total winner. Sign me up
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As the Penguins get set to face the Carolina Hurricanes tonight for the first time since the trade last Summer that sent Jordan Staal to Carolina and returned to the Penguins Brandon Sutter and Brian Dumoulin and the draft pick that allowed them to select Derek Pouliot.
Let’s take a quick look at how both sides have fared in this trade so far:
Carolina has played 18 games, has...
Special welcome to guest blogger, Josh Feitknecht @JoshFeitknecht for his preview
Pens (13-7, 8-3 Road) at 'Canes (9-8-1, 3-4 Home), 7:00 pm ET, PNC Arena, ROOT-NHL Network,
Thursday night in Carolina the Pittsburgh Penguins will be trying to start another winning streak. They will also be getting their first look at former Penguin center, Jordan Staal in a Carolina...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As bad as the Washington Capitals have been at times, they will wake up Wednesday only four points out of first place.
The Southeast Division is the weakling of the NHL in this compressed season, and a two-game surge -- including Tuesday night's 3-0 win over the first-but-fading Carolina Hurricanes -- has been enough to put the Capitals within decent range...
Jordan Staal agreed that it might have been the most surreal moment in his life.
On his wedding day last summer, with about a dozen of his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates present roughly two-thirds of the roster he learned he had been traded to the Carolina Hurricanes, where he would play alongside his brother, Eric.
Talk about a range of emotions.
"Yeah, Id say it's...
Malkin skated for 30 minutes today:
Bylsma told reporters after the Penguins' practice in Sunrise, Fla. that Malkin went on the ice after being symptom-free Tuesday.
One thing Malkin will miss on this trip is to match up against his old friend Jordan Staal.
Pierre Lebrun had an interesting write up on Staal today. Two interesting notes:
Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals
7 p.m, Verizon Center
TV: FS-Carolinas, CSN-Washington
The big storyline going into tonight will be that it is Alexander Semin's first game at Washington since signing with the Carolina Hurricanes. Semin had many successful years with the Caps before leaving for Carolina via free agency and he was pretty popular with a lot of...
“It was tough to lose his scoring ability when he wanted to play, but all in all, I think we’ve been doing well without him.”
“Some nights you didn’t even know if he was gonna come to the rink. It’s tough to play alongside guys like those because you don’t know what you’re gonna get out of ‘em.”
-Troy Brouwer of the Washington Capitals on Alexander Semin...
Jordan Staal, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Marc-Andre Fleury, Bill Guerin and Chris Kunitz all won a Stanley Cup together. And then the skated into the sunset, destined to dominate the world of...corporate finance.
Via Reddit via Harrison Mooney comes the above image (full-sized here) of some corporate finance textbook. I can't really come up with many talking points about...
Carolina had a lot of incentive to win or at least put together a good performance tonight. They still have yet to win a divisional game and one of their teammates was returning to the place he spent most of his NHL career. We heard a lot about how the guys wanted to win this game for Alexander Semin and we thought the Canes would have an inspiring performance en route to their first...