Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: Carolina Signs Alex Semin [1 Year/$7 million]
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07-26-2012, 02:39 PM
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Rutherford means business this year. Southeast is going to be interesting that's for sure.

Originally Posted by IranCondraAffair View Post
I wonder why he elected to go to Carolina? No offence implied 'Canes fans

If he was willing to accept a one year contract I'm sure he had other suitors.

Honestly wouldn't be surprised if it A - had to do with immediate top line opening, and B - had to do with sticking it to the Caps

Originally Posted by ReLyT View Post
I'm sure he had some 2 year 8 mil offers or 3 years at 15 offers. But he chose to sign the highest one year deal he could get. I like it, shows to me he believes he can have a good year and then sign a monster extension or ufa deal. I expect a much better effort from him going forth...

Anyone wanna guess at some projected lines for the canes?
Semin - Eric - Ruutu
Skinner - Jordan - Jokinen
Tlusty - Welsh - LaRose
Nodl - Brent - Dwyer

sexy top 6, 3rd line has potential, and good role players for a 4th line.

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