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Name: Dmitri SeminSt. Louis Blues (#159/2001 NHL Draft)

Rating: 76
Height: 181cm/5'11"
Weight: 80kg/176.0 lb
Position: Center
Shoots: Left
Born: 1983-08-14
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Game Worn Jerseys:
2004-05 Spartak (Moscow) Home - Available
2000-01 Spartak (Moscow) Away - Sold
Round 46: Viktor Tikhonov (Phoenix Coyotes) shines (Severstal - Lokomotiv detailed scouting analysis) (02/06/2008)
Kiril Petrov shift by shift detailed scouting report (Ak Bars vs. Lokomotiv game) (10/20/2007)
Dmitri Semin: I don't see a point in going to training camp (11/24/2004)
Scout’s Corner with Mikhail Zislis: Spartak Moscow vs. Lada Togliatti (10/25/2004)
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03/26/2007 Quarterfinals - 4: Denis Parshin (Colorado Avalanche) ties up series!

Russian Super League -  Forward Denis Parshin (Colorado Avalanche) scored the only goal of the match, helping HC CSKA tie up the series with HC Salavat Yulayev. This was Parshin’s 20th goal of the season. Dmitri Semin (St. Louis Blues) appears to be regaining his old form from, scoring two of his club’s three goals. Sadly, his efforts were not enough to keep HC Lokomotiv from being eliminated by the favorite HC Avangard. Today also marked the return of Alexei Morozov (Pittsburgh Penguins) to HC Ak Bars lineup after a short absence due to the flu. READ MORE
12/26/2006 Dmitry Semin (St. Louis Blues) returns from injury
12/08/2006 Dmitry Semin (St. Louis Blues) breaks hand
05/08/2006 Dmitri Semin (St. Louis Blues) moves on from Spartak
03/26/2006 Web Site News: Action photos added to Dmitri Semin's (St.Louis Blues) Spartak game worn jersey!
10/26/2004 Round 20: Severstal - Ak Bars & Spartak - Metallurg Mg. Game Notes
10/25/2004 Scout’s Corner with Mikhail Zislis: NHL prospects notes from Super League's Spartak vs. Lada game
10/20/2004 Web Site News: New photo of Dmitri Semin (St. Louis Blues #159/2001) has been added to his profile
10/19/2004 Super League Tour 18: Dynamo vs. Spartak and Ak Bars vs. SKA Game Notes
08/25/2004 Artem Chernov (Dallas Stars) continues on the road to recovery.
05/24/2004 Dmitri Semin (St. Louis Blues) signs two year extension with Spartak Moscow
Scouting Evaluations:
Round 46: Viktor Tikhonov (Phoenix Coyotes) shines (Severstal - Lokomotiv detailed scouting analysis)
Kiril Petrov shift by shift detailed scouting report (Ak Bars vs. Lokomotiv game)
Scout’s Corner with Mikhail Zislis: Spartak Moscow vs. Lada Togliatti
Talent Analysis:
Dmitri Semin is that he is an undersized center with a great hockey sense. He stands at only 5’11 and it does hurt him when tries to drive to the net or against the boards. He does have a great hockey sense and is a natural center. He always looks for the open and sees the ice very well. He makes sound judgments, though during the 01-02 he often tended to play it "safe" instead of trying to make things happen. This was largely due to the lack of confidence that resulted from constantly being on the bubble
Back In Russia:
Dmitri was born in Moscow and is a product of the Spartak Moscow system. He has steadily risen through its ranks. 2000-01 season: Dmitri made his first extensive stay with Spartak Moscow the season that preceded the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He played surprisingly well for a 17 year old and earned some attention from the scouts who came to watch blue chip prospects like Kovalchuk and Knyazev. That year he also made his international debut, playing for team Russia at a Four Nations tournament and the U18 World Junior Championships, where Russia won the gold medal. He did not have a top line role with the team at either tournament, but did contribute a good amount at both. Many would say that the 2001-02 season did not turn out well for Dmitri. In some respect it is true. Dmitri came into the season with high expectations laid upon him by the management and media, and simply did not deliver up to those expectations. He finished the tournament on Spartak’s third and fourth lines, making little impact for the team. However, while the glass is half empty, it is also half full. When judging the season, one should consider the fact that Dmitri was now competing in the Super League, not the Upper League, which where the quality of hockey is significantly higher. For his first experience in the Super League, his contributions were not insignificant. In addition, Spartak Moscow already had two talented centers in Boldin and Zinovjev, which meant that Dmitri was not likely to get ice time on the top lines. In addition, though he did not join the Russian National squad at the U20 WJC, he did play quite well at the St. Petersburg Big Prize tournament. During the 2002-03 preseason, Dmitri made quite an impression. The Semin that returned to Spartak for the 02-03 season was a more aggressive and assertive player. He seemed to gain confidence and was rewarded by getting more ice time on the second and third lines. During the 2002-03 season he had his ups and downs, but remained one of Spartak’s most productive players, becoming a solid contributor at the Super League level. In addition, the young forward was invited to Russia’s U20 team’s training camp prior to the U20 WJC and was one of the squad’s final roster cuts.
NHL Outlook:
The St. Louis Blues selected Dmitri Semin 159th overall in the fifth round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. The company line was that the team selected a small, quick, talented center with solid scoring potential. He has progressed quite well since being drafted and if he can bulk up a bit this season, he is primed for a solid, if not a breakthrough year. Dmitri’s progress reminds a lot of another talented Rusisan center
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM +/-
2008-09 Lokomotiv (Yaroslavl) KHL (Reg.)53 7 12 19 28 12
2007-08 Lokomotiv (Yaroslavl) Super League (Playoffs)16 1 2 3 10 1
2007-08 Lokomotiv (Yaroslavl) Super League (Reg.)54 9 13 22 46 -1
2006-07 Lokomotiv (Yaroslavl) Super League (Reg.)40 13 13 26 30 -5
2005-06 Spartak (Moscow) Super League (Playoffs)3 0 1 1 0
2005-06 Spartak (Moscow) Super League (Reg.)0 0 0 0 0
2004-05 Spartak (Moscow) Super League (Reg.)53 7 7 14 34 -15
2003-04 Spartak (Moscow) Upper League (Reg.)63 15 24 39 36 +39
2002-03 Team Russia 83 4 Nations Tourn. (Intl.)3 1 0 1 4 2
2002-03 Spartak (Moscow) Super League (Reg.)52 12 21 33 36 +37
2001-02 Spartak Moscow 2 1st League (Juniors)4 5 0 5 4 -
2001-02 Spartak (Moscow) Super League (Reg.)44 2 6 8 14 -12
2001-02 Team Russia 82 5 Nations Tourn. (Intl.)4 1 3 4 2 -
2000-01 Spartak (Moscow) Upper League (Playoffs)10 2 3 5 2 -
2000-01 Spartak (Moscow) Upper League (Reg.)21 6 3 9 4 -
2000-01 Team Russia 83 4 Nations Tourn. (Intl.)3 3 0 3 2 1
2000-01 U18 Team Russia U18 WJC IIHF (Intl.)6 1 4 5 0 2
1999-00 Spartak (Moscow) Upper League (Reg.)1 0 0 0 0 -
1999-00 Spartak Moscow 2 1st League (Juniors)27 9 10 19 10 -
1999-00 Team Moscow Regional Tourn. (Juniors)5 0 1 1 6 -
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