Hurricanes’ Semin scores goal from stomach, facing wrong way

Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin has scored plenty of pretty goals in his 10-year NHL career, and Sunday he added another to the list.

With Carolina trailing the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 in the second period, Semin did this:

The incredible goal sparked a run of three Carolina goals in just over six minutes, drawing the Canes even with the Oilers before the end of the period. In the third, Carolina scored four more for a 7-4 victory.

As amazing as Semin’s goal was, we feel like we’ve seen something similar before from another Alex — and on the backhand no less: