Ilya Samsonov Gets The Start In Goal, Tom Wilson Is Out For Game 3


Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media this morning at Capital One Arena. He announced that Ilya Samsonov will get the start in goal for Game 3.

Samaonov relieved Vitek Vanecek in Game 2 and stopped 17 of 17 shots he faced.

Laviolette also announced that Tom Wilson will not play in Game 3. Wilson suffered a lower body injury in the first period of Game 1 and did not play in Game 2.

When asked if there would be any lineup changes among skaters, Laviolette said they are working through some things.

From The Other Side

No lineup changes for the Panthers in Game 3.

About Jon Sorensen

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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