Ilya Samsonov Wins Second Consecutive Game of KHL Season

Washington Capitals goalie prospect Ilya Samsonov returned to the win column for the second time in this young KHL season, as Metallurg beat Admiral 4-2 Tuesday night at the Magnitogorsk Arena. Samsonov is now 2-0 so far this season.

Samsonov, 20, stopped 27 of 29 shots, including this gem off of his teammates skate.

Samsonov made his KHL season debut on Sunday, August 27, in a 5-4 win for Metallurg. Samsonov made 22 saves in 26 attempts for a .846 save percentage. Samsonov, selected with the Capitals’ first pick in 2015 (22nd overall), has one year remaining on his KHL contract.

Samsonov’s stats for the season so far:

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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4 Responses to Ilya Samsonov Wins Second Consecutive Game of KHL Season

  1. Off to a great start! I like it

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