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Alexander Semin of the Carolina Hurricanes returns to D.C. for the first time since leaving the Capitals. (Credit: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Capitals Brace for Hurricane Semin: Storm Rolls In at 7 p.m.

If there hadn’t been a lockout, Capitals fans would have had this date marked on their calendars for months; since the day Alexander Semin signed with the Carolina Hurricanes, to leave Washington. Semin returns to D.C. for the first time tonight, as the Hurricanes storm into the Verizon Center for a 7 p.m. puck drop.


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Elfin: The Clock Is Ticking On Alexander Semin In Washington, D.C.

Many sports fans in the area may not have noticed (or if they were without power were not able to notice), that NHL Free Agency hit over the weekend, which means it’s time to start the countdown until Alexander Semin parts way with Washington, D.C., perhaps once and for all. Despite a debilitating reputation throughout the league, with a thin Free Agency class Semin stands out among the elite available.


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Semin Scores Winner As Caps Beats Panthers 2-1

Alexander Semin scored the tiebreaking goal and Vokoun made 22 saves against his former team as the Washington Capitals beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Friday night. It was the first time Vokoun faced the Panthers on their home ice since he was signed as a free agent by the Capitals in the offseason.