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06-25-2012, 09:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Fish Invictus View Post
All indications here in DC are that Semin is locker room cancer, and is actively a dick to media and fans. I'm convinced signing him in Philly simply wouldn't work.
I also look at Washington during Semin's time and other than maybe Laich and Knuble, this was a team that really lacked leadership that could provide guidance to guys like Semin, Ovechkin, Backstrom, Green, etc......Semin goes to the Flyers and he's insulated with strong leadership-types like Briere, Hartnell, Giroux, Schenn, Jagr, Talbot, Simmonds, Timonen, Coburn, Grossmann, etc.... A big difference in the environment in Philadelphia when compared to Washington.

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