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On Saturday night after defeating the New Jersey Devils, Alexander Semin signed a one-year extension with the Washington Capitals for $6 million.
The 25-year-old Krasnoyarsk native already ranks 26th in team history with 248 points. “I am extremely happy to sign here,” he said through an interpreter. “I like this team; I like everything here. It’s native to me here now.”
Semin, who was named to the Russian Olympic team on Friday has 14 goals and 18 assists on the season.