|Semin agrees to 5-year extension with Hurricanes|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 25 March 2013 15:15|
The team announced Monday that Semin will make $7 million per year through the 2017-18 season.
Semin left Washington last summer and signed a one-year deal worth $7 million with the Hurricanes with the hope that a fresh start in Carolina would rejuvenate his career.
He has a team-best 22 assists and is second with 30 points while skating on the left wing on the Eric Staal-led top line for Carolina.
General manager Jim Rutherford calls Semin a ``major contributor'' to that No. 1 line.