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Hurricanes' Semin added to Russia's Olympic team

Tuesday, 01.21.2014 / 10:44 AM

By NHL.com Staff -  / Road to Sochi blog

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Hurricanes' Semin added to Russia's Olympic team

Carolina Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin was added to Russia's team for the 2014 Sochi Olympics on Tuesday.

Semin also played for Russia at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics when he had two assists in four games. He has nine goals and 12 assists in 36 games for the Hurricanes.

According to Russian sports website Rsport.ru, Semin will replace forward Sergei Soin, who plays for Dynamo Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League but sustained a knee injury last week.

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