Washington signs Semin to 2-year, $9.2M extension

Updated: October 27, 2007, 4:39 PM ET
Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Alexander Semin signed a two-year, $9.2 million contract extension with the Washington Capitals on Saturday.

The extension, which begins next season, rewards Semin for his productivity since returning from his NHL hiatus in Russia. The 23-year-old right wing set career highs in goals (38) and assists (35) last season with the Capitals.

Semin, selected in the first round of the 2002 draft, signed a three-year deal with the Capitals in 2003 but returned ...

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