Alexander Semin

Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 211
Birth Place: Krasnojarsk, USSR
Draft: 2002 1st round (13th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • USA Today

    Canadiens to charge for paper season tickets

    MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal Canadiens fans looking forward to the annual arrival of their season tickets got an unwelcome surprise when the team announced it would be charging extra for printed tickets. Canadiens spokesman Francois Marchand confirmed that the default option will be mobile tickets and fans who want physical tickets will be charged $150 plus tax per seat. A letter to season-ticket holders cited security, ease of use and environmental sustainability as reasons for the change. Will Shead, a lifelong Habs fan, said he was on a waiting list for 10 years until he got a season ticket for the first time last year. The box that came with the season tickets made it feel that much more special

  • Friday's Sports in Brief
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Friday's Sports in Brief

    FOOTBALL GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Coach Bruce Arians brought the Arizona Cardinals together for his fifth training camp as their coach. The first words out of his mouth to reporters: "I'm healthy." The 64-year-old coach survived a cancer scare in the offseason, undergoing surgery in February, and he wants the health issue pushed to the background as he tries to fix the problems that made last season such a disappointment. No further treatment was required after doctors removed the cancerous spot on one of his kidneys. Arians also had surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, also in February. It was a bad month, he said, but now he's fine. The Cardinals are the first NFL team to report to training

  • Weekend Brunch: Yakupov looking for a solid footing
    Mile High Hockey

    Weekend Brunch: Yakupov looking for a solid footing

    The Avalanche The Colorado Avalanche’s newest winger, Nail Yakupov, has had a very unlucky and rocky career that includes lockouts, coaching changes, and tanks. Colorado could be the fresh start he needs to unlock his full potential. “To say the Oilers then were a disaster would be an understatement. They made a trip to the Stanley Cup Final in 2006, but by 2009, they were one of the bottom 10 teams in the league. After that, they finished 30th, 30th, and 29th the next three seasons.” [BSN Denver] Like Yak, Jonathan Bernier is a player with a mile high ceiling but just struggles to put it together (being on the tire fire Maple Leafs probably didnt help, sorry). “Without actually picking his brain