Bogdan Trineyev Re-assigned To Hershey

As NoVa Caps reported last week, Capitals forward prospect Bogdan Trineyev has wrapped-up his KHL season with Dynamo and is ready to return to Hershey. The Capitals made it official on Saturday.


ARLINGTON, Va.The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Bogdan Trineyev from Moscow Dynamo of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

Trineyev, the Capitals’ fourth-round choice, 117th overall, in the 2020 NHL Draft, recorded 13 points (2g, 11a) in 39 games with Moscow Dynamo this season. The 6’3”, 198-pound forward ranked tied for ninth on the team in assists and tied for seventh in hits (41). In addition, Trineyev recorded two assists in five playoff games. Trineyev, 21, also appeared in two games with Dynamo St. Petersburg of the Supreme Hockey League (VHL).

Trineyev appeared in two Calder Cup playoff games with Hershey in 2022, making his AHL debut in Game 2 of the Bears’ First-Round series against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

The Voronezh, Russia native split the 2021-22 season with MHK Dynamo Moscow of the Russia Junior Hockey League (MHL) and Dynamo Moscow (KHL). Trineyev recorded 18 points (3g, 15a) in 21 games with MHK Dynamo Moscow and played in 11 games with Dynamo Moscow. 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.

Trineyev, a 6’-2”, 190lb winger, was drafted by the Capitals in the 4th round (#117 overall) of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. On May 2 Trineyev signed his first NHL contract with the Capitals and the following day signed an amateur tryout agreement with the Hershey Bears.

Trineyev then traveled from Russia to Hershey via Georgia (the Country) and Turkey (a week of travel in total) in time for a few practices. He made his AHL debut in the Bears must-win Game 2 of their first round series with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on May 8.

Trineyev’s brief trip to the US last spring included a trip to DC for a short visit with fellow Russians currently in the Capitals system. Alex Ovechkin had already returned to Russia, but Trineyev did get to spend some time with his idol before he departed.

“I saw him, but not as much as I would like. Alexander was busy with his business in the NHL playoffs. (laughs) I know that he often visits Dynamo in the summer, so I will have a chance to ask him a few questions.”

[Bogdan Trineyev (front left) got to spend some time with the Russian members of the Capitals on May 16, before returning to Russia.]

Trineyev did indeed catch-up with his idol over the summer and skated in an exhibition game with Ovechkin on August 21.


By Jon Sorensen

Further Reading
Updated Assignments For Washington Capitals Prospects For The 2022-23 Season: Bogdan Trineyev Makes Opening Night Roster For Dynamo
Bogdan Trineyev Heating Up As KHL Preseason Winds Down
Alex Ovechkin Joins Capitals Prospect Bogdan Trineyev In Dynamo Moscow’s Fan Event And Open Training Session
Capitals Bogdan Trineyev Energized For Return To Dynamo And 2022-23 Season
Bogdan Trineyev’s Unplanned Trip To The AHL: “There Was No One To Play! So They Told Me “You’re Playing!”
Capitals Sign Russian Prospect Bogdan Trineyev To Three-Year Entry-Level Deal
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

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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5 Responses to Bogdan Trineyev Re-assigned To Hershey

  1. Anonymous says:

    It will be interesting to see how long it takes him to get to states this year. Hopefully no stop in Georgia required this time.

  2. Anonymous says:

    His did a decent job in KHL postseason, hung on and kept a starters role throughout.

  3. Anonymous says:

    It will be interesting to see how far he’s come since last spring.

  4. KimRB says:

    Looking forward to seeing what he’s got. I didn’t see his two games last year

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