Ilya Samsonov Returns To Practice At MedStar Capitals Iceplex


Ilya Samsonov, who has been sidelined with a lower body injury following his last start against the Flyers, returned to practice Wednesday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex.

Samsonov missed the Capitals’ practice on Sunday with a lower-body injury after playing Saturday’s entire 3-1 preseason loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, where he made 28 saves. Samsonov did not practice on Monday or Tuesday as well.

Samsonov, who finished last season with a 13-4-1 record, a .902 save percentage, a 2.69 goals-against average, and two shutouts, also made six saves on eight shots-against in one period of the Capitals’ 5-4 loss to the Devils on Wednesday.

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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1 Response to Ilya Samsonov Returns To Practice At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

  1. Anonymous says:

    He needs a steady stretch of practice and games, get into a rhythm.

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