The Canes Alexander Semin rests during a break during an NHL game played between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Columbus Blue Jackets at  PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. on  Nov. 7, 2014.  Semin is highly paid and had a very unproductive year, creating an issue for the Canes.
The Canes Alexander Semin rests during a break during an NHL game played between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Columbus Blue Jackets at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. on Nov. 7, 2014. Semin is highly paid and had a very unproductive year, creating an issue for the Canes. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
The Canes Alexander Semin rests during a break during an NHL game played between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Columbus Blue Jackets at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. on Nov. 7, 2014. Semin is highly paid and had a very unproductive year, creating an issue for the Canes. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

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