Capitals Sign Russian Prospect Bogdan Trineyev To Three-Year Entry-Level Deal


The Washington Capitals announced Monday morning that they have signed Bogdan Trineyev to a three-year entry-level deal. Trineyev’s contract will carry an average annual value of $859,167.

The Capitals selected Trineyev in the fourth round with the 117th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. He has been playing in the KHL and the KHL’s junior league, the MHL, for the last two seasons.

Internationally, Trineyev won a gold medal with Team Russia at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, recording four points (2g, 2a) in four games.

Trineyev spent most of March with Dynamo Moscow in the KHL, playing in nine playoff games with them, earning one assist, as Dynamo was swept by CSKA during the second round of the playoffs.

Overall, he averaged more minutes in the second round of the playoffs than in the first round. He then returned to MHK Dynamo for their playoffs. He played in just one game, on March 26, and earned an assist. MHK Dynamo lost 6-2 and were eliminated from the playoffs. Trineyev’s season is now over.

More on Trineyev on our “Prospects” page.


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ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Bogdan Trineyev to a three-year entry level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Trineyev’s contract will carry an average annual value of $859,167.

The 6’3″, 198-pound forward split this season with MHK Dynamo Moscow of the Russia Junior Hockey League and Dynamo Moscow of the KHL. Trineyev, 20, recorded 18 points (3g, 15a) in 21 games with MHK Dynamo Moscow and played in 11 games with Dynamo Moscow (KHL). In the 2020-21 season, Trineyev recorded 30 points (15g, 15a) in 33 games and nine points (3g, 4a) in 14 playoff games with MHK Dynamo Moscow, winning the MHL Championship.

Internationally, Trineyev won a gold medal with Team Russia at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, recording four points (2g, 2a) in four games.

The Capitals selected Trineyev in the fourth round with the 117th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. The Voronezh, Russia, native was ranked seventh among European right wings and 19th overall among all forwards by NHL Central Scouting prior to the 2020 NHL Draft.


Further Reading
Bogdan Trineyev – 2021 Prospect Review and Forecast
Capitals Prospect Bogdan Trineyev: The First Interviews – “He (Ovechkin) Is A Living Legend”
Capitals Prospect Bogdan Trineyev Makes KHL Debut, Scores First Goal In VHL
Climbing the Ladder: Washington Capitals Prospect Bogdan Trineyev Talks About His Road to the Kharlamov Trophy
Capitals’ Prospect Bogdan Trineyev’s MHL Team Wins Kharlamov Cup
Capitals’ Prospect Bogdan Trineyev Missed His Name Being Called In NHL Draft Due To Brief Television Outage
A Closer Look At Capitals Draft Pick Bogdan Trineyev
Capitals Select Bogdan Trineyev With 117th Overall Pick At 2020 NHL Draft
Elite Prospect Profile
Profile of Bogdan Trineyev from Draft Analyst

By Jon Sorensen

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Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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