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Alexander Semin  #28

Carolina Hurricanes  Right Wing
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: March 3, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Krasnojarsk, Russia
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: WSH / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (13th overall)

Last Game: Missed the game at DET with an upper-body injury (4/11)

* Has scored 16 goals in his last 31 games after totaling six goals in his first 34 games of the season

* Ranks second on the team in goals (22), fourth in points (42) and sixth in assists (20)

* Played in his 100th Hurricanes game at CBJ (3/18)

* Recorded a seven-game point streak from March 2-15, tied for the longest by a Hurricane this season

* Registered a career-high-tying five-game assist streak (3/4-3/13)

* Recorded his first four-game goal streak (1/18-1/23: 6g, 0a) since 2010

* 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: 109 gp, 35-51-86, 88 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

We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.

— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp