Capitals sign Semin to one-year extension worth $6M

The Sports Network

12/26/2009 10:20:25 PM

Washington, DC (Sports Network) - The Washington Capitals signed right wing Alexander Semin to a one-year contract extension on Saturday. Sources tell TSN that the deal is worth $6 million.

Washington general manager George McPhee confirmed during Saturday's 4-1 win against New Jersey that the 25-year-old Semin, whose current deal was set to expire at the end of the season, agreed to the extension.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

After Saturday's game, Semin has 14 goals and 18 assists over 29 contests this season.

Washington's second first-round choice and the 13th overall selection of the 2002 draft, over 282 NHL contests he has racked up 122 goals and 125 assists.