Thread: Proposal: Alex Semin, take a chance?
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05-16-2012, 01:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Medium Rare View Post
I hate him, but yes, sign him.

He is arguably the most skilled UFA out there and we could get him without giving up an asset. While he won't be a cog in a championship team IMO, he is good enough to be a guy to help us be a playoff team during this rebuild process the Flames are going through.
I would have to agree with this sentiment. I don't like him either as a player or as a person but I also don't really see any risks with signing him to a short-term contract(I don't exactly think other teams are lining up to get him long-term.)
At least he would make the team a little more exciting while he's here.

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