Alexander Semin injury: Hurricanes winger injured after hit from Alex Pietrangelo

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sport

Semin didn't return to the game after the injury.

The Carolina Hurricanes lost one of their most dynamic scorers on Saturday, as Alexander Semin suffered an upper-body injury after taking a hit from St. Louis Blues forward Alex Pietrangelo.

Pietrangelo delivered a strong, yet solid, hit on Semin early in the game that left the Canes forward on the ice for several minutes while trainers spoke with him.

Here's the hit in question:

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(via theScore)

Semin finally made his way to the locker room and didn't return to the game. The Hurricanes confirmed he had an upper-body injury during the third period. Considering how long he remained on the ice and the severity of both the hit and fall, you'd have to assume he suffered a concussion. However, the Hurricanes aren't releasing any specifics yet.

Semin has just three goals and nine points through 19 games this season.

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