Alexander Semin

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Birthday
3, 1984
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
3, 1984 (age 34)
Birthplace
Russia

About

NHL right winger who played with the gold medal-winning Russian team in the 2012 World Championships. He played for the Washington Capitals from 2006 to 2012, scoring 40 goals during the 2009-10 campaign.

Before Fame

He had an auspicious NHL debut season in 2003-04, scoring 22 points in 52 games, but he missed the team's flight to Pittsburgh for their last regular season game.

Trivia

He went back to his native Russia to play during the 2004-05 NHL lockout, and was conscripted there for two years, without being allowed to play for the Capitals.

Family Life

He was born in Krasnoyarsk, Soviet Union.

Associated With

He was teammates with another Russian, Alexander Ovechkin, on the Capitals.