RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes have activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve. The team also reassigned forward Justin Shugg to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Semin, 30, has missed the Hurricanes’ last five games with a lower-body injury. The Krasnoyarsk, Russia, native has scored one goal and earned five assists (6 points) in 21 games this season. Semin (6’2”, 209 lbs.) is in his third season with Carolina since signing with the team as a free agent in July 2012.