34-year-old Alex Semin is currently playing in the KHL again after flirting with grad school.
Wednesday, Semin’s Vityaz lost 6-0 to SKA St. Petersberg, but the former Capitals forward left an indelible mark on the game.
And by “indelible mark” I mean blood.
Alex Semin gets into a fight. No drums. pic.twitter.com/mZcFgJ7Odn
— KHL (@khl_eng) November 29, 2018
16:19 into the first period, Semin hit SKA forward Evgeny Ketov directly in the head.
Andrei Zubarev didn’t like that too much, so the pair of 28’s fought. Except… Semin clearly didn’t want to fight. So he clutched Zubarev under the shoulders and did not let go.
While there were no real punches thrown, Semin still ended up looking like he was taken into a back alley somewhere. Blood was smeared all over Semin’s forehead, likely due to the two players’ helmets butting into each other during the fight.
It’s the worst Alex Semin has bled since he was injured by his own gold medal.
Even though Semin was opened up, this fight arguably went better than Sasha’s last do-si-do, a January 3, 2009 bout with Marc Staal.
Let’s just say Semin looked very out of his element…
Unless he confused the fight for an audition to be a drummer in the Beach Boys.
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