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Alexander Semin  #28

Carolina Hurricanes  Right Wing
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: March 3, 1984  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Krasnojarsk, Russia
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: WSH / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (13th overall)
Last Game: Was (even) in 15:54 of ice time at PHI (4/9) 2014-15 Season: * Recorded seven shots vs. PHI (2/24) * Skated in his 600th NHL game at NYR (12/21) * Recorded his 500th NHL point with a goal vs. WSH (12/4) * Games missed due to injury: 12 (Upper-body: 11/15-11/16, 12/8-12/20, 12/23-12/29; Hamstring: 3/28) * Was a healthy extra for: 13 games 2013-14 Season: * Ranked second on the team in goals (22), fourth in points (42) and sixth in assists (20) * Was second on the team in power-play goals (6) * Recorded a (+1) plus/minus rating and was plus-107 over the six seasons from 2008-09 through 2013-14 * Played in his 100th Hurricanes game at CBJ (3/18) * Was (+2) with two assists in five games for Team Russia in the 2014 Olympic Games * OFF THE RADAR: Alex does charity work with a foster home in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, donating sports equipment and clothing * Career Highs: G: 3 A: 3 P: 5 PIM: 15 * HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 164 gp, 41-65-106, 120 pim
Signed as a free agent by Togliatti (Russia), September 25, 2004. Suspended by Washington for failing to report to Portland (AHL), September 28, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Mytischi (Russia), November 22, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 26, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Krasnoyarsk (Russia-2), September 25, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Nizhny Novgorod (KHL), October 12, 2012.
Quote of the Day

That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.

— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4