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Alexander Semin and Ignoring the 10 Percent

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Friend of the blog Jeff Angus with a terrific, exhaustive look into Alexander Semin the hockey player, cutting through the xenophobia-driven bullshit perpetuated about Alex by much of the mainstream media. The Sharks are reportedly in on the Shane Doan sweepstakes and while Doan would be a solid addition given the right contract length (and as long as the team isn't forced to move out a different top-six forward as a result), Semin is the better player and the fact that he's yet to sign likely indicates he could be available for far less than market value.

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