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Capitals Insider Archive: Alexander Semin

Capitals shift momentum and score three unanswered goals to defeat Islanders 3-2

The Capitals needed to win at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Saturday night. After being embarrassed at home by the Rangers the night before, Washington couldn't force its collective moral and confidence to endure another significant blow. That's why Coach Bruce Boudreau called a timeout in the second period with...

By Katie Carrera  | February 27, 2011; 12:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (52)
Categories:  Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, Marcus Johansson, Mike Knuble, New York Islanders  
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Line change: Should the Caps trade Alexander Semin?

Despite the high level of activity around the NHL as the Feb. 28 trading deadline approaches, the Capitals have been awfully quiet. General Manager George McPhee hasn't ruled a trade out, but he also hasn't given any clues as to whom he might go after -- be it a second-line...

By Washington Post Sports Editors  | February 22, 2011; 12:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (109)
Categories:  Alexander Semin  
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Stat of the night from the Capitals' 7-6 win over the Ducks

Two: The number of goals Alexander Semin had on the road this season prior to the three he scored in Washington's 7-6 win over Anaheim last night, when he tallied his fourth hat trick of the season. Semin was in mired in a long, largely injury-induced slump over the past...

By Katie Carrera  | February 17, 2011; 6:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Alexander Semin, Morning Roundup  
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On Hockey: No excuses for uninspired play from Capitals' stars

There was plenty of talk Saturday afternoon about a "switch" and whether Washington finally was ready to flip it. But after watching the Kings cruise to a way-too-easy, 4-1 victory, I was left wondering if the Capitals are engaged enough to reach for it. I wasn't alone. Coach Bruce...

By Tarik El-Bashir  | February 14, 2011; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (96)
Categories:  Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, Bruce Boudreau, El-Bashir On Hockey, Mike Green  
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Alexander Semin skating with Ovechkin, Backstrom

All of the Capitals except for right wing Eric Fehr, who is still out with a shoulder injury, are on the ice for practice at KCI this morning. There is one new wrinkle, though, and that's the re-appearance of Alexander Semin skating alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. The ever-changing...

By Katie Carrera  | February 10, 2011; 10:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (70)
Categories:  Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Nicklas Backstrom  
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Alexander Semin's return yields mixed results

The Washington Capitals got back one of their most potent scoring threats last night, and although Alexander Semin wasn't able to play at full throttle as he continues to heal from a groin injury, there were at least several encouraging moments. On the ice for the first time since Jan....

By Gene Wang  | February 9, 2011; 10:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  Alexander Semin  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Line change: How will Alexander Semin's return impact the Caps?, Washington Post Sports Editors , February 8, 2011
Boudreau expects Semin to return next week, Katie Carrera , February 5, 2011
Weigh in on Alexander Semin's contract extension, Katie Carrera , January 28, 2011
Alexander Semin's new deal worth $6.7 million, Tarik El-Bashir , January 27, 2011
Capitals, Alexander Semin agree to one-year, $6.7-million extension, Washington Post sports editors , January 27, 2011
Alexander Semin, Tom Poti remain on shelf, Gene Wang , January 13, 2011
Caps get the goals they need, beat Panthers 3-2, Katie Carrera , January 9, 2011
Alexander Semin out with lower-body injury, Washington Post sports editors , December 16, 2010
Alexander Semin not out for Caps' practice, Katie Carrera , December 16, 2010
Varlamov to start, Semin questionable against Ducks, Katie Carrera , December 15, 2010
Semin, Gordon and Johansson not practicing for Caps, Katie Carrera , December 14, 2010
Alexander Semin fined for cross check, Katie Carrera , December 12, 2010
In sixth season with Caps, Alexander Semin is still a mystery, Washington Post sports editors , December 7, 2010
Alexander Semin named NHL's third star of the week, Katie Carrera , November 15, 2010
Alexander Semin shines despite feeling ill, Gene Wang , November 3, 2010
Caps' second line off to a strong start, Katie Carrera , October 11, 2010
George McPhee on Caps' youth movement, Gene Wang , October 6, 2010
 
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