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Ilya Samsonov Wants You To Know He Does Not Wear Golden Diapers

If there is one thing the Washington Capitals are great at besides breaking their fans’ hearts, it’s drafting and finding goaltenders. Since 2006, the Caps have drafted Semyon Varlamov, Michal Neuvirth, Braden Holtby, Philipp Grubauer, Vitek Vanecek, and found Pheonix … Continue reading

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Copley’s New Deal Spells…

HERSHEY, PA – The Washington Capitals announced via press release today that they have re-signed goaltender Pheonix Copley to a two-year deal. While fans in Hershey couldn’t be happier, it appears as though they will only have one year left … Continue reading

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Capitals Rumors Roundup: Oshie, Schmidt, Kuznetsov, Samsonov, Copley, Reirden

Here are the latest news and rumors roundup for the Washington Capitals leading up to the expansion draft tonight.

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Goaltending Woes about to Hit?

Just a few short years ago, many questioned Washington’s decision to take Ilya Samsonov in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. After all, the organization was loaded with goaltenders and prospects. Fast forward to present – there is a chance, understand … Continue reading

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Analysis Of All 30 Washington Capitals Prospects

Throughout their history, the Washington Capitals have been a team able to identify talent in the NHL Entry Draft and the current pool of prospects shows that. In this article, NoVa Caps’ Luke Adomanis looks at the Caps’ 30 best … Continue reading

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Samsonov Wins Game 1 of First Round

Photo: Metallurg.ru Metallurg Magnitogorsk began Round 1 of their Gagarin Cup playoff series against Kunlun Red Star on Wednesday. Kunlun Red Star, located in Beijing, China, just joined the KHL for the 2016-2017 season, but still managed to qualify for … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Continues to Shine, Shuts-Out Traktor

Washington Capitals goalie prospect Ilya Samsonov stopped all 31 shots he faced for a 1-0 shutout over rival Traktor in KHL action on Friday night. The win raised Samsonov’s overall record to 15-3-5 for the season. 

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Ilya Samsonov Wins in Relief on Friday the Thirteenth

When the Caps drafted Russian goaltender Ilya Samsonov in the first-round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, they did so with the hope that he would develop into their goalie of the future. Throughout this season, he has played fantastic, … Continue reading

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Team USA beats Team Russia, Ilya Samsonov, 3-2 (Video)

Team USA and Team Russia faced off in opening round action of the 2017 World Junior Championships Thursday afternoon in Toronto. The Capitals number one draft pick from 2105, Ilya Samsonov, got the start in goal for Team Russia. 

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Highlights from Ilya Samsonov’s Start Against Team Canada (Video)

Monday was day one of the 2017 World Junior Championship’s being held in Toronto and Montreal, Canada. The final game of the first day featured Team Canada and Team Russia squaring off in Toronto. The game also featured Capitals prospect … Continue reading

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