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Alexander Semin

31-Year-Old Left Wing – Montreal Canadiens

2014-15 NHL Stats

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6

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13

PP Pts

4

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-10

PIM

32

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Semin was once again a disappointment to fantasy owners last season, recording just 42 points in 65 games, his lowest level of output since his 2007-08 campaign with Washington. It's important to note that injuries have always been a factor for the otherwise talented Russian...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 209   DOB: 3/3/1984   BORN: Krasnoyarsk, USSR   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #13 Overall in 2002   Show ContractHide Contract

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Alexander Semin Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Canadiens in July 2015.

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Alexander Semin NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 22 77 38 35 73 -7 90 243 15.6 6 0 17 0 17
2007-08 23 63 26 16 42 -18 54 185 14.1 2 0 10 0 10
2008-09 24 62 34 45 79 25 77 223 15.2 8 0 19:14 8 22 30 4:00 22 10
2009-10 25 73 40 44 84 36 66 278 14.4 5 2 19:07 8 20 28 3:23 30 21
2010-11 26 NHL WAS 65 28 26 54 22 71 196 14.3 4 1 18:04 6 12 18 3:36 27 6
2011-12 27 NHL WAS 77 21 33 54 9 56 183 11.5 1 0 16:47 2 9 11 2:57 31 19
2012-13 28 NHL CAR 44 13 31 44 14 46 150 8.7 1 0 20:57 4 5 9 3:34 14 21
2013-14 29 NHL CAR 65 22 20 42 1 42 210 10.5 3 1 19:55 6 6 12 3:24 22 30
2014-15 30 NHL CAR 57 6 13 19 -10 32 93 6.5 0 0 15:55 0 4 4 1:30 30 17
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Alexander Semin – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

15:55

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Alexander Semin was on the ice for 15:55.

1:30

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Alexander Semin was on the ice for 1:30 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 20:57 3:34
2013-14 19:55 3:24
2014-15 15:55 1:30

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Alexander Semin 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
May 12 at TB Did Not Play
May 9 TB Did Not Play
May 7 at TB Did Not Play
May 6 at TB Did Not Play
May 3 TB Did Not Play
May 1 TB Did Not Play
Apr 26 at OTT Did Not Play
Apr 24 OTT Did Not Play
Apr 22 at OTT Did Not Play
Apr 19 at OTT Did Not Play
Apr 17 OTT Did Not Play
Apr 15 OTT Did Not Play
Apr 11 at TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:46 0:00
Apr 9 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:54 1:30
Apr 5 at FLA Did Not Play
Apr 3 at NJ Did Not Play
Apr 2 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 16:59 0:00
Mar 30 TB Did Not Play
Mar 28 FLA Did Not Play
Mar 26 at WPG 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 13:08 2:14
Mar 24 at NSH Did Not Play
Mar 21 SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 17:44 0:05
Mar 19 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:44 0:00
Mar 17 at FLA 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 12:35 0:00
Mar 16 at TB Did Not Play
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Mar 14 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 9:20 0:58
Mar 12 OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 20:33 1:37
Mar 10 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 13:56 1:29
Mar 7 at ARI Did Not Play
Mar 5 at LA Did Not Play
Mar 4 at ANH Did Not Play
Mar 2 at SJ 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 19:44 2:00
Feb 28 TOR 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 17:16 4:08
Feb 26 at CLS Did Not Play
Feb 24 at STL 0 2 2 1 2 0 1 0 7 0.0 1 0 13:49 1:44
Feb 21 CLS 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 16:14 1:58
Feb 19 FLA Did Not Play
Feb 18 at OTT Did Not Play
Feb 16 at DET Did Not Play
Feb 14 TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:46 3:18
Feb 12 EDM 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:20 1:33
Feb 10 PHI Did Not Play
Feb 8 at BOS Did Not Play
Feb 7 NJ 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 15:04 2:28
Feb 3 BUF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 14:11 0:53
Feb 1 ARI Did Not Play
Jan 31 WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:01 1:59
Jan 29 at NYR Did Not Play
Jan 27 DAL Did Not Play
Jan 20 NSH Did Not Play
Jan 17 NYI Did Not Play
Jan 15 at OTT Did Not Play
Jan 14 at CLS Did Not Play
Jan 10 PIT 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 17:18 0:12
Jan 6 TB Did Not Play
Jan 3 at PIT Did Not Play
Jan 2 at NJ Did Not Play
Dec 30 at FLA Did Not Play
Dec 29 at CAR Did Not Play
Dec 23 at NYI Did Not Play
Dec 20 OTT Did Not Play
Dec 18 ANH Did Not Play
Dec 16 CAR Did Not Play
Dec 12 LA Did Not Play
Dec 9 VAN Did Not Play
Dec 6 at DAL Did Not Play
Dec 5 at CHI Did Not Play
Dec 3 at MIN Did Not Play
Dec 1 at COL Did Not Play
Nov 29 BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 14:49 1:36
Nov 28 at BUF 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:15 0:00
Nov 23 at NYR Did Not Play
Nov 22 at BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:08 0:00
Nov 20 STL Did Not Play
Nov 18 PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 10:52 0:00
Nov 16 at DET Did Not Play
Nov 15 PHI Did Not Play
Nov 13 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 16:31 1:58
Nov 11 WPG Did Not Play
Nov 8 MIN 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 19:36 1:52
Nov 5 at BUF Did Not Play
Nov 4 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 12:28 0:06
Nov 2 CGY Did Not Play
Oct 30 at VAN Did Not Play
Oct 28 at CGY 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 16:33 3:16
Oct 27 at EDM Did Not Play
Oct 25 NYR Did Not Play
Oct 21 DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:37 4:11
Oct 18 COL Did Not Play
Oct 16 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:10 2:22
Oct 13 at TB Did Not Play
Oct 11 at PHI 0 2 2 0 2 0 2 0 4 0.0 0 0 19:05 3:12
Oct 9 at WAS Did Not Play
Oct 8 at TOR Did Not Play

Alexander Semin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Semin was placed on unconditional waivers Tuesday, and the Hurricanes are expected to buy out his contract, NHL.com reports.

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Semin registered a goal on one of his game-high eight shots on net in Monday's 4-3 loss to the Sabres.

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Semin (hamstring) is slated to play Sunday against the Bruins, Michael Smith of NHL.com reports.

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Semin is not participating in warmups prior to Saturday's game against New Jersey and will not play, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports.

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Semin is expected to miss Saturday's game against the Devils due to a hamstring injury, Chantel McCabe of FOX Sports Florida reports.

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Semin missed Friday's practice due to an undisclosed injury and is questionable to play Saturday against the Devils, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports.

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Semin was held off the scoresheet for the eighth consecutive game in Monday's loss to the Blackhawks.

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Semin scored his third goal of the season in Monday's 5-2 loss to the Blackhawks.

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Semin practiced as a member of the Hurricanes' top line Thursday, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports.

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Semin fired a game-high seven shots on goal and tallied two assists -- accompanied by two PIM and a plus-1 rating -- in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Philadelphia.

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Semin will play Friday against the Maple Leafs.

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Semin has two points in four games since returning from a four-game stint as a healthy scratch. "He's bought in, he's worked hard recently in practice," coach Bill Peters said Wednesday. "He's been good in the games. He's been competitive. He's played with more pace and he's made play. He's playing as good as he has all year."

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013-14

With 44 points in 44 games during last season's lockout-shortened NHL campaign, Semin returned to being a point-per-game player for the first time since 2009-10 when he was playing alongside Alexander Ovechkin in Washington. In his first full season in Carolina, he proved to be a good fit with the Canes, lining up on the team's top line alongside Eric Staal and Jiri Tlusty. One word of caution - Semin did miss the last two games of the regular season with a concussion. However, assuming a return to full health over the summer, expect him to produce similar levels of output this upcoming season.

2012-13

One of the league's most complex enigmas, Alexander Semin will no longer be Washington's headache, as the immensely skilled and occasionally flighty winger heads south to divisional rival Carolina after inking a one-year, seven million contract with the Hurricanes in July. Semin disappointed owners often last season, as his 21 goals were the lowest of his career since his rookie season in 2003-04. It's not that his numbers were down, it's that he disappeared for several games at a time. Semin has produced two point-per-game or better seasons in his career, only to follow up the last one with back-to-back 54-point campaigns. (It's worth noting that in his 54-point season in 2010-11, he played 12 fewer games than last year). The smart money has him playing alongside one of the Staal brothers where 30 goals and 70 points certainly are not out of the question, but is still questionable given Semin's tendencies. One certainty is that Semin will play well in the six games Carolina plays against Washington. Draft Semin accordingly, just know what you're getting into.

2011-12

Semin was re-signed to a one-year deal and also has been in the news of trade talks. It does not seem like the 27-year-old will be headed anywhere, however, and for fantasy players this is good news. He has been one of the most productive players over the past few years, but has not performed all that well when the money is on the line for postseason poolies. He seems to always miss some time due to injury, so when looking into his services keep that in mind. As this season approaches look for him to rebound as he sorts out the bumps from last season, as he posted his third lowest point total since coming into the league. You can expect about 70 points, 60 PIMs, 20 power-play points, and 200-plus shots.

2010-11

Overall, Semin played great hockey in 2009-10, averaging 1.15 points over 73 games. But to the demise of fantasy players in postseason pools, Semin failed to cap off the playoffs with comparable stardom, as the 26-year-old managed just two points in the quarterfinal round against Montreal. It will be interesting to see if he plays with a chip on his shoulder in 2010-11 to fend off the doubters. Either way, he remains a terrific option because of the talent around him, but he's missed an average of 16 games for the Caps over the last three seasons due to various injuries, which should keep him from being priced as an elite winger on draft day.

2009-10

Semin started 2008-09 on fire until an injury held him out. That did not stop him from coming back and seeming not to miss a beat posting 79 points (34G, 45A) in 62 games. In one less game than 2007-08 he posted 37 more points and his plus/minus differential was 43 ending the year at plus- 25. He continues to excel on the power play as well and should be part of the top unit again, ending last year with 30 points, adding ten more points to the 2007-08 campaign. Depending on line pairings you may see the three top young guns together on the top line; Ovechkin, Backstrom, and Semin. His postseason numbers consisted of five goals and nine assists, but added 16 minutes in the penalty box. If he can remain healthy all season he could very well put up close to 100 points.

2008-09

Semin has been a vital part in the re-building process in Washington and has not disappointed. He has been dominant on the power play, finishing with 20 points last season and 17 in 2006-07. He could very well put up better numbers this year, considering both his young teammates and himself will have another year of experience together. He should continue to play on the second line, but it is not set as to who will be his center. Whoever it may be he will continue to produce. Last season he was haggard by a few injuries, but in the 63 games he played, Semin finished with 42 points (26 goals and 16 assists). You can say it was somewhat of a down year compared to his 73 point performance last season, but you must take those nagging injuries into consideration. There is no doubt that he has the skills and supporting cast to put up a 70 plus point season, barring any more lingering injuries.

2007-08

Semin tallied 38 goals and 35 assists last season skating next to little more than a bag of pucks; Washington’s highest-scoring second-line center, Kris Beech, only compiled 26 points in 64 games. True, Semin did score 38 of his points on the power play next to Alexander Ovechkin and Dainius Zubrus -- including 17 goals -- and spent some time on the first line, but this year he is expected to skate alongside phenom Nicklas Backstrom, the fourth-overall pick in 2006 who led his Swedish Elite League team in scoring last season at the tender age of 19. Be wary, however, as Semin isn’t considered particularly strong in his own end, and skating alongside a newcomer to the North American game -- as well as a right winger who is yet to be determined -- could lead to a decrease in rating. But Backstrom, the normal development curve, and a healthy dose of power play time alongside Ovechkin and Michael Nylander should help Semin improve upon his stats from last year.

2006-07

Last year was a puzzling one for the 2002 first-round pick. Expected to be an integral part of the team's rebuilding process, Semin failed to report, claiming that he had to fulfill his Russian army obligation. After some legal wrangling, Semin eventually agreed to come back to the States, signing a new two-year contract. He's extremely talented -- Semin was the highest-paid player on his Russian team last season -- but his dedication and willingness to work with the coaching staff has been questioned in the past. There have been rumblings that he might skate on the same line as Ovechkin, but that's unlikely as they are both left-wingers and the Caps are looking for scoring options on their second line. Semin is unlikely to be given much consideration in your league, but he has the skill and the opportunity to make an impact on the scoresheet this season.

2005-06

While Semin was at odds with the Capitals and was even suspended for staying in Russia to play during the lockout instead of reporting to the team's AHL affiliate, he still is a large part of the team's plans this season. Supremely talented but frustrating to coach, Semin followed up a 10-goal in 56-game performance as a rookie in 2003-04 with 19 goals and 11 assists in 50 games for Lada of the Russian Super League in 2004-05. If he shows up ready to play in training camp, Semin should earn a spot on the Caps' second line and could see an increase in points as he matures in 2005-06.