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ALEXANDER SEMIN RUMORS

Montreal Canadiens sign forward Alexander Semin

On Friday, the Montreal Canadiens signed UFA forward Alexander Semin to a one-year $1.1 million contract. This past summer the Carolina Hurricanes bought out the last three years of his five-year, $35 million contract. Alexander Semin is the latest “Russian Enigma” in the NHL. Playing alongside countryman and NHL superstar Alexander Ovechkin with the Washington Capitals, Semin...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes haven’t decided how to fill open roster spots

The Carolina Hurricanes have several open roster spots and so far they’re not sure what to do with them. Alexander Semin officially joined a new team, signing an extremely affordable contract with the Montreal Canadiens, which presumably leaves an open spot on the first or second line. Scanning through the rest of the roster, the club could also use some additional NHL experience...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens sign Alexander Semin, continue impressive offseason

The Alexander Semin sweepstakes are finally over. The Montreal Canadiens announced today they’ve signed the Russian winger to a one-year deal, which RDS’ Renaud Lavoie is reporting is worth just $1.1 million. That’s a fantastic deal for Montreal. Semin was an obvious buy-low candidate considering he’s making $2.3 million next season via his buyout with the Hurricanes. He...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Semin signs one-year deal with Canadiens

MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens have signed Alexander Semin to a one-year contract for $1.1 million. The forward who once scored 40 goals with Washington has spent the last three seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes. Semin had six goals and 13 assists in 57 games last year. The Hurricanes bought out his contract July 1. Carolina owes the 31-year-old Russian $14 million over the...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Semin joins Montreal after 3 years with Carolina

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens have signed Alexander Semin to a one-year contract for $1.1 million. The forward who once scored 40 goals with Washington has spent the last three seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes. Semin had six goals and 13 assists in 57 games last year. The Hurricanes bought out his contract July 1. Carolina owes the 31-year-old Russian $14 million over...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alexander Semin would accept a one-year deal, isn’t interested in the KHL

Alexander Semin is a forward without a team after the Carolina Hurricanes bought out the remainder of his contract. The move will be one which lingers with the Hurricanes for quite some time as they’ll carry a cap hit of just over $2.3 million through 2020-21, but Semin’s future is far more uncertain. Some reports indicated “several” teams are interested in his services...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes GM criticizes Semin's 'compete level'

The Carolina Hurricanes placed Alexander Semin on waivers Tuesday with the aim of buying out his contract, and it doesn't look like the two sides are parting on good terms. General manager Ron Francis explained the move to the media by criticizing the Russian forward's effort. "He certainly has had some injuries, but last season he did not have the compete level we expect," Francis...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Carolina Hurricanes buy out Alexander Semin

Alexander Semin’s days as a Carolina Hurricane are now over. The team announced they are placing him on waivers with the intention of buying out the remaining three years of the Russian forward’s contract. Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston reports the Hurricanes will pay him $14 million over six years. Here’s the team’s statement. The Carolina Hurricanes placed forward Alexander...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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