Carolina activates Semin from IR

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve.

General manager Ron Francis announced the move Saturday night about an hour after the Hurricanes' 3-2 shootout loss to the New York Rangers.

Semin missed five games with a lower-body injury and has one goal and five assists in 21 games.

To make room for Semin, the Hurricanes sent forward Justin Shugg to their AHL affiliate in Charlotte.

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