NHL Trade Rumors: 5 Teams That Would Sell the Farm To Get Alexander Semin

December 18th, 2010 by Mike MacDonald Leave a reply »
There isn't any doubting Alexander Semin's skill set.

The 6'2", 210-pound right winger was the Washington Capitals first-round draft selection in 2002, taken 13th overall.

Now playing in his sixth season in Washington, Semin is currently second in scoring for the Caps with 18 goals and 33 points.

Semin has chipped in six power play goals and added a shorthanded tally as well through his first 32 games.

After receiving an NHL league fine for cross-checking Colorado Avalanche defenseman John-Michael Liles during last Saturdays 3-2 loss to Colorado, Semin, along with his Capitals teammates, were pounded 7-0 by the New York Rangers Sunday night in what was clearly a frustrating night for the Capitals.

The Capitals have lost six straight games including the 7-0 embarrassment on Sunday night in New York against the Rangers.

Although there are reports that Semin loves playing hockey in DC along with friend Alex Ovechkin, the introverted native of Russia could be playing his last season with the Caps.

When his one-year deal worth $6 million ending at the conclusion of this season, Semin will become an unrestricted ...

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