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Alexander Semin will have wrist surgery now that the season is over, according to Carolina GM Jim Rutherford.

He returned to the lineup on Thursday from a two-game absence because of an illness, but didn't play in the team's last two matches of the regular season. He will use the off-season to recover from the procedure. Semin produced 22 goals and 42 points in 65 games.

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Alexander Semin returned to action after missing two games with an illness.

Semin did not have a good game as he was on the ice for all three of the Devils goals in a 3-1 loss Saturday. The enigmatic Russian has 22 goals and 42 points in 63 games this season with a plus-three rating.

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Alexander Semin missed his second straight contest on Thursday because of an illness.

Semin has 22 goals and 42 points in 62 games this season. Carolina won't play on Friday, so Semin will have a bit more time to recover before he's forced to potentially miss another game.

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Alexander Semin missed Tuesday's contest because of an illness.

Semin has 22 goals and 20 assists in 62 games this season. That makes this one of his worst seasons and certainly not worthy of the five-year, $35 million contract he inked. The silver lining is that Semin has improved significantly since his dreadful start to the season and we consequently think he will bounce back in 2014-15.

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Alexander Semin found the back of the net in Carolina's 5-4 loss on Tuesday.

Semin got off to a terrible start this season, but he's finishing it on a high note. He has 17 goals and 27 points in 31 games since the start of January. That still brings him up to just 42 points in 2013-14, but we wouldn't be surprised if he does significantly better next season.

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Alexander Semin notched his 20th and 21st goals of the season in Carolina's 3-2 loss to Chicago on Friday night.

Semin has been hot in the later stages of the season after a very slow start. He has 26 points in his past 28 games since starting the season off with 15 points in his first 29 games. In total, the speedy Russian has 41 points through 57 games this season.

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Alexander Semin recorded Carolina's only goal in a 5-1 loss to Boston.

His 19th marker of the year was assisted by Jordan Staal. Semin is presently enjoying a seven-game point streak, which has seen him generate four goals and five helpers. He has 39 points in 54 matches.

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Alexander Semin scored a goal and added an assist to help the Carolina Hurricanes defeat the visiting Buffalo Sabres 4-2 Thursday night.

Semin's goal was his 18th of the season. His assist was his 20th of the season. Also recording a two-point night for the winners was Jordan Staal, who's been hot lately. He collected two assists Thursday and now has 21 on the season. Other goal scorers for Carolina were Jeff Skinner (26th), Jiri Tlusty (12th) and Nathan Gerbe (14th).

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Alexander Semin scored once and added an assist on Saturday in a 5-4 loss to New Jersey.

Semin has a four game scoring streak and now has 17 goals and 35 points in 51 games. He is worth owning in fantasy leagues that use just points, as he has 11 goals and 17 points in his last 17 games, after a slow start to the season.

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Alexander Semin had an assist in Carolina's 3-2 overtime win on Tuesday.

Playing for Russia in the Olympics doesn't seem to have had an adverse effect on Semin's play. He has only been held off the scoresheet in one of his last four games, giving him 16 goals and 32 points in 49 contests this season.