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Semin off IR; Shugg sent back to Charlotte

The Canes on Saturday activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve while reassigning forward Justin Shugg to the Charlotte Checkers (AHL).

Semin will be available for the Canes’ game Sunday in New York against the Rangers.

Semin, 30, has missed the Hurricanes’ last five games with a lower-body injury. He has scored one goal and earned five assists (6 points) in 21 games this season.