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Hurricanes Injury Update: Alexander Semin should be ready for training camp

According to James O'Brien of NBC Sports, Carolina Hurricanes left wing Alexander Semin should be ready to play in time for training camp. Semin had undergone wrist surgery at some point during this offseason to repair his wrist which had been injured for the entire season. Carolina's GM, Ron Francis, stated that Semin is "progressing as expected". #161758315 /...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buy Alexander Semin's mansion for $2.8 million

BC tipster Chris H sent word last night to the BC tip hotline that Carolina Hurricanes right winger Alexander Semin, who last…
Via Busted Coverage
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Canes believe Semin will be ready for training camp

As much as things have changed for the Carolina Hurricanes, one rather simple hope remains: the team is crossing its fingers for better injury luck. Alexander Semin knows that well, and with offseason wrist surgery in mind, he remains a health question mark heading into next season. The latest update is positive and in line with that earlier prognosis: it appears that the 30-year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

All Three Zones Project aka How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Hello everyone, I’d like to start out by apologizing for the lack of activity on the blog over the off-season. It’s been a busy time for me because, as some of you may know, I’m currently in the middle of a project that involves me tracking zone entries & exits from all 1230 games of last year’s NHL season. My intention was (and still is) to track every game and release...
Via Shutdown Line
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New Canes GM Ron Francis off to busy start

Nearly a month into his new job as general manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, Ron Francis has had little down time. “There are a lot of things going on,” Francis said Friday. “We have the coaching search, and decisions to be made on the team and the draft coming up. We have to look at the free agent list. We’re taking a look at the budget. It’s just a busy time of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes’ Semin, Loktionov undergo surgery

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 & Observer’s Chip Alexander. That’s sets him up for a possible comeback campaign after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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 42 points in 65 games. He was held without a goal or a point in his final six games.
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes bested by Blackhawks

Alexander Semin scored both goals as Carolina lost to Chicago for the second time this season.
Via FOXSports.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tlusty, Semin help Hurricanes push past Sabres for 4-2 win

It would have been easy for the Carolina Hurricanes to have gotten frustrated Thursday at PNC Arena. For more than 50 minutes, they kept firing shots at Buffalo Sabres goalie Michal Neuvirth. For more than 50 minutes, only Jeff Skinner got a shot past him. But the Canes kept pushing, kept attacking, kept shooting. By game’s end, Carolina had a 4-2 victory as the Hurricanes scored...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Commence The Rebuild In Carolina

from Luke DeCock of the News & Observer, The good news for Hurricanes fans is that while Rutherford has tied the Hurricanes to a bloated, underperforming roster full of long-term contracts (Exhibit A: Alexander Semin) and no-trade clauses (Exhibit B: Tuomo Ruutu), he can still swap horses with the best of them at times (Exhibit C: Jamie McBain and a draft pick for Andrej...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Semin the scapegoat as Russians scramble lines, search for goals

After yesterday’s win against Slovakia, the Russians decided not to skip their practice on their day off. Related Stories Kovalchuk misses practice, still expected to play Tuesday NBC Sports Ovechkin: Russians got ‘casual’ after early lead vs. Slovenia NBC Sports In routing Slovakia, Americans display the ‘kind of depth’ that ‘you need to have’ NBC Sports Russian...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes extend home dominance of Panthers, 5-1

Riley Nash and Alexander Semin scored 87 seconds apart early in the Carolina Hurricanes' 5-1 rout of the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Brett Bellemore, Jiri Tlusty and Andrej Sekera also scored, and Jeff Skinner had two assists to help the Hurricanes win their seventh in 10 games. Eric Staal set the club record for career shots on goal, passing Hall of Famer Ron Francis...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes crush Panthers before Olympic sendoff

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Riley Nash and Alexander Semin scored 87 seconds apart early in the Carolina Hurricanes' 5-1 rout of the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Brett Bellemore, Jiri Tlusty and Andrej Sekera also scored, and Jeff Skinner had two assists to help the Hurricanes win their seventh in 10 games. Eric Staal set the club record for career shots on goal, passing Hall of Famer...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: Carolina caps 10-win month by beating Blues 3-1

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Jeff Skinner scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Friday night. Alexander Semin added an empty-netter with 1:04 left and Nathan Gerbe scored on an early power play. They helped the Hurricanes win their fifth in six games to remain in the mix in the crowded Metropolitan Division. David Backes scored...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina caps 10-win month by beating Blues 3-1

Jeff Skinner scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Friday night. Alexander Semin added an empty-netter with 1:04 left and Nathan Gerbe scored on an early power play. They helped the Hurricanes win their fifth in six games to remain in the mix in the crowded Metropolitan Division. David Backes scored on the power...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes rally to beat Sabres 5-3

Alexander Semin had two goals and defenseman Andrej Sekera added a score at 9:50 of the third to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Jeff Skinner also scored for the Hurricanes, who overcame three one-goal deficits. Jiri Tlusty sealed the win by scoring into an empty net with one second remaining. Semin has six goals in his past...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Russian Olympic Team Adds Alexander Semin

The argument for the Russian National Team winning the gold at the Sochi Olympic games just got stronger.  An injury to Sergi Soin has opened up a spot for Carolina Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin to play in the Olympics.  Soin, who plays for the KHL Russian hockey league team Dynamo Moscow, suffered a knee injury that will prevent him from competing in the Olympics.  Of course...
Via Hockey Fan Land
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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 according to multiple reports. The Russian staff made waves when it selected rookie...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Semin Late Addition To Russian Olympic Team

Alexander Semin has been added to the Russian Olympic Team. #Sochi2014— Dmitry Chesnokov (@dchesnokov) January 21, 2014
Via Kukla's Korner
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 48 By the Numbers: Lightning at Hurricanes

This article on Alex Semin posted today seems a little ironic now because the theme of process vs. results perfectly describes the Hurricanes 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. There wasn't much to complain about with the Hurricanes effort or compete level and they didn't leave anything on the ice either. They fired a whopping 97 shots at the net and force Ben Bishop to...
Via Shutdown Line
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Process, results and Alexander Semin

Alexander Semin had a big game last night, scoring two third period goals to help the Canes get a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers, snapping a two game losing streak. It's been a very frustrating year for Semin, as those were only his seventh and eight goals of the season. He has 20 points in 35 games and much more was expected out of him this year. After being a point per game...
Via Shutdown Line
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Semin's pair of goals in 3rd helps Hurricanes edge Panthers

Alexander Semin scored two goals in the third period to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. The teams were tied at one until Semin took control of a faceoff win by Eric Staal and shot past Tim Thomas at 2:31 of the third. He then scored Carolina's league-leading ninth short-handed goal on a breakaway at 8:57, also on an...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers come up just short on road against Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Alexander Semin scored two goals in the third period to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. The teams were tied at one until Semin took control of a faceoff win by Eric Staal and shot past Tim Thomas at 2:31 of the third. He then scored Carolina's league-leading ninth short-handed goal on a breakaway...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakdown of all Olympic team rosters

[ The Bolshoy ice dome ] There is just something about the Olympic games in Sochi that has us excited. The first step was getting all of the rosters announced. That process was completed on Tuesday, so we wanted to take a quick look at  the rosters for all Olympic teams as well as the biggest surprises and omissions from all of the Olympic rosters. Group A Russia - [ Roster...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes top Predators for 4th straight win

Alexander Semin and Jeff Skinner both had a goal and an assist, and Anton Khudobin made 31 saves to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to their season-high fourth straight win, 2-1 over the Nashville Predators on Sunday night. Skinner netted the winner with 3:31 left on a shot from the right wing that slipped under goalie Carter Hutton's pads for his team-leading 20th goal. Patric...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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