NHL Trade Scenarios: 7 Teams Who Should Be Interested in Alexander Semin

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NHL Trade Scenarios: 7 Teams Who Should Be Interested in Alexander Semin
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People have been speculating about Alexander Semin being traded for years now.

After all, the team is tight on salary due to all the stars on the team, especially now that both Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom are locked down long-term.

Plus, Semin is injury-prone and inconsistent, especially in the playoffs when Washington needs him most. Finally, there are the many criticisms he's encountered this offseason from former teammates.

However, when healthy and at his prime, Semin has one of the best shots in the league and can put up good numbers; he scored 40 goals two seasons ago.

So, if the Capitals are really looking to move him, there won't be a shortage of teams wanting to talk to them.

Here's seven teams that should be interested.

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