|Semin's return stirs up emotions for Capitals|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 25 February 2013 09:09|
Forward Troy Brouwer ripped Semin's work ethic on Monday, reviving the reputation that dogged the talented Russian's seven seasons in Washington. Semin signed as a free agent last summer with the Carolina Hurricanes, who visit the Capitals on Tuesday.
Brouwer also says the Capitals had a ``very lackadaisical'' culture under former coach Bruce Boudreau.
It was a busy day for the Capitals, who also signed goaltender Braden Holtby and defenseman John Erskine to two-year contract extensions.
Tuesday's game is a big one as the last-place team tries to make up ground in the Southeast Division.