Canes forward Semin added to Russian Olympic team
Posted January 21, 2014
Forward Alexander Semin, a native of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, will be the fourth Carolina Hurricane to represent his county in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, the team announced Tuesday.
Semin joins defenseman Justin Faulk (United States), defenseman Andrej Sekera (Slovokia) and forward Tuomo Ruutu (Finland) as Hurricanes on Olympic rosters.
Semin, 29, has nine goals and 12 assists in 36 games for Carolina in 2013-14. Semin has represented his country in nine international tournaments, including the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
The Hurricanes return to action at 7 p.m. Tuesday night against Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center.