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Capitals Forward Alexander Semin 'Easy To Intimidate' According To Sports Illustrated Players' Poll

Washington Capitals forward Alexander Semin is called a lot of things. "Enigmatic;" "lazy;" the list goes on.

Now a new adjective can be added to the front or back of Semin's name: intimidated. Find out why below the jump.

According to a recent Sports Illustrated players' poll, 145 NHL players were asked to name which "All-Star-caliber player is the easiest to intimidate." Semin ranked third on a list of 15 players:

  1. Phil Kessel - Toronto Maple Leafs
  2. Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin - Vancouver Canucks
  3. Semin
  4. Patrick Kane - Chicago Blackhawks
  5. Ilya Kovalchuk - New Jersey Devils
  6. Danny Briere - Philadelphia Flyers
  7. Jeff Skinner - Carolina Hurricanes
  8. Ryan Kesler - Vancouver
  9. Mike Cammalleri - Calgary Flames
  10. Matt Duchene - Colorado Avalanche
  11. Ryan Getzlaf - Anaheim Ducks
  12. Eric Staal - Carolina
  13. Steven Stamkos - Tampa Bay Lightning
  14. Joe Thornton - San Jose Sharks
  15. Scott Gomez - Montreal Canadiens

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