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by Paul on 09/25/12 at 08:13 AM ET
from RIA NOVOSTI,
Carolina Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin has signed for his hometown team in Russia for the NHL lockout.
Semin will play for free while at Siberian team Sokol Krasnoyarsk, which plays in Russia’s second-tier VHL league rather than the top-level KHL.
“I’m proud that the opportunity’s emerged for me to play for my hometown club,” Semin said on the VHL website.
added 9:31am, Not enough coffee for me, it is not the KHL but the VHL, as it says in the story. Sorry for the mistake.
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