Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:
Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Hockey

Hurricanes' Semin returns

The SportsXchange

The Carolina Hurricanes activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve on Thursday.

The 29-year-old veteran missed 12 games after he suffered a concussion on Nov. 16 in a game against the St. Louis Blues on a high hit from Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo.

Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford said Semin was available on Thursday night at Calgary. He was to play on a line with Riley Nash and Jiri Tlusty, 99.9 The Fan Carolina reported.

When Semin was injured, he was second on the team this season with nine points and tied for the team lead in assists with six.

In his first season with the Hurricanes in 2013, Semin missed the Hurricanes' final two games with a concussion. He totaled 44 points in 44 games and after the season received a five-year, $35 million contract extension.

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NHL $3K Tournament [$300 to 1st] 288/681 $5 $3000 Today 7:00 PM Enter
NHL $1K Tournament [$100 to 1st] 637/1136 $1 $1000 Today 7:00 PM Enter
NHL $2 Double Up [Win $4] 256/568 $2 $1000 Today 7:00 PM Enter
View Comments (0)