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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...
Via isportsweb.com
8 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 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...
Via Bloguin Best
8 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 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...
Via Bloguin Best
9 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
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Five players who should rebound in 2015-16

Here’s five players I think will rebound after having tough years last season. Cody Hodgson – Nashville Predators SAN JOSE, CA – NOVEMBER 05: Cody Hodgson #19 of the Buffalo Sabres in action against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on November 5, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) Hodgson fell completely off the map in 2014-15, going from 20...
Via Bloguin Best
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: July 7th, 2015

  Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than this dog is having. This guy is my spirit animal.   THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – Cody Franson is still available, and the Pens are in need of a solid defender.  His game is similar to recently departed Paul Martin, and yet there has been no movement on him. ...
Via The Pensblog
26 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...
Via Bloguin Best
28 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 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
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: July 1st, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, The NHL, and Erreything else.  In honor of the first day of free agency, It’s more fun than taking Steve Martin’s advice on becoming a millionaire: Step One- Get a million dollars Step Two- Never pay taxes THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS The Penguins have a few roster spots to fill for free agency.  Here is a short...
Via The Pensblog
July 01, 2015  |  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 Bloguin Best
June 30, 2015  |  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
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Canes place Semin on waivers, plan to buy out his contract

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have placed forward Alexander Semin on unconditional waivers. The team announced the move Tuesday, saying it plans to buy out his contract. The Hurricanes say Semin must clear waivers at noon Wednesday before his deal can be bought out. They say he was told of the move Tuesday. The 31-year-old Semin has three years remaining on a contract...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexander Semin, Carolina’s biggest disappointment

As has been the case for the past three years, this season was yet another let down for Carolina Hurricane fans. I can’t imagine anyone thinking this team was a threat to make the playoffs and yet this season still had its disappointments. Most of all, however, it seems Carolina’s biggest disappointment this year has […] The post Alexander Semin, Carolina’s biggest disappointment...
Via Along the Boards
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexander Semin Scores No-Look Goal From Stomach Vs. Oilers (Video)

The Carolina Hurricanes and Edmonton Oilers played a hockey game Sunday night that was, by all accounts, unspectacular — except for one play. The NHL draft lottery hopefuls really don’t have much to play for other than pride in the season’s home stretch, but one of the plays of the season came from their Sunday matchup, thanks to Carolina forward Alexander Semin. With the Canes...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindholm scores hat trick in Hurricanes' comeback win vs. Oilers

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Elias Lindholm had three goals and two assists, Jeff Skinner scored twice and Carolina rallied from three goals down to beat the Edmonton Oilers 7-4 on Sunday. Lindholm's hat trick was the first of his career, and Alexander Semin and Andrej Nestrasi also scored for Carolina, who last erased a three-goal deficit exactly one year ago in a 5-4 loss at the New York Islanders...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes F Alex Semin Scores Unreal Goal From His Stomach

This phenomenal goal is shades of Alex Ovechkin. Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin went down in front of the net before getting his initial shot off but the rebound caromed right back to him. Semin looked down and out, facing backwards in front of the net on his stomach, but he magically got his stick on […] The post Hurricanes F Alex Semin Scores Unreal Goal From His Stomach...
Via Diehardsport
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Alexander Semin scores from his stomach

Alexander Semin had a pretty good look at goal until he was tripped up from behind. With the official’s arm in the air, Semin managed to stick with the play and slid the puck towards the net while on his stomach. The puck somehow slipped past legs and bodies belonging to both the Oilers and Hurricanes and found the back of the net. We call these types of goals Ovechkins, right...
Via Bloguin Best
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Alexander Semin scores from his stomach

Alexander Semin had a pretty good look at goal until he was tripped up from behind. With the official’s arm in the air, Semin managed to stick with the play and slid the puck towards the net while on his stomach. The puck somehow slipped past legs and bodies belonging to both the Oilers and Hurricanes and found the back of the net. We call these types of goals Ovechkins, right...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Semin scores goal from stomach, facing wrong way

Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin has scored plenty of pretty goals in his 10-year NHL career, and Sunday he added another to the list. With Carolina trailing the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 in the second period, Semin did this: The incredible goal sparked a run of three Carolina goals in just over six minutes, drawing the Canes even with the Oilers. As amazing as Semin's goal was, we feel...
Via Fox Sports
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Flat Flyers fall to 'Canes, 4-1

The Flyers on Tuesday exemplified the "consistently inconsistent" label that's dogged them all season, as they fell 4-1 to the Carolina Hurricanes. Yes, the Flyers -- the same Flyers that beat upper-echelon Nashville and Washington in a back-to-back  set this weekend -- came out flat against the lowly Hurricanes and lost by a 4-1 margin. Justin Faulk and Alexander Semin each recorded...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Play: Slow start dooms Hurricanes against Islanders

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes (20-29-7) fell 4-1 at home to the New York Islanders (38-19-1) in the third meeting between the two teams this season. The loss gives the Hurricanes a 10-6-3 record in 2015, but they've now lost three straight at home and didn't get off to a good start in this one. Slap Shots 1. The slow start made it impossible to see how the Hurricanes stack...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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