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Alexander Semin
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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)
Semin will be representing his country for the sixth time at the 2010 Olympics. He won a gold medal at the 2008 World Championship, finishing third overall with 13 points (6-7-13), including two goals and an assist in the 5-4 overtime defeat of Canada in the gold medal.

He played each of his first two international competitions in Helsinki, Finland competing at the 2003 World Championship and the 2004 World Junior Championship.

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