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Now Is The Time For The Capitals To Give Ilya Samsonov More Starts

Ever since the Washington Capitals drafted goalie Ilya Samsonov with the 22nd overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, the franchise has touted the now-22-year-old as the future of the franchise. After watching Samsonov go 8-1-1 in his first 10 starts, it’s … Continue reading

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Russian Goalie Memories: A Recall From Deep in the Heart of Texas and A Dazzling Debut

Christine Muschi/Reuters Capitals backup goaltender Ilya Samsonov is in his first season in the NHL and is seen as the future in net for the team going forward. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a look back at … Continue reading

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Capitals at Lightning Pregame Notebook: Ilya Samsonov Starts In Fathers’ Trip Opener

Goaltender Ilya Samsonov, who is 7-2-1 with a .917 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average in 10 games this season, will get the nod for the Washington Capitals on Saturday night as they open their annual fathers and mentor’s … Continue reading

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Images From Tuesday Mornings Capitals Practice

The Capitals were back to work this morning after last night’s disappointing 5-2 loss to the hands of the Columbus Blues Jackets. The loss snapped the Capitals six game winning streak. The Capitals next host the Boston Bruins Wednesday night … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Beck Malenstyn, Mike Sgarbossa, Tyler Lewington and Ilya Samsonov From Hershey

Photos: Caroline O’Connor/Hershey Bears/Great Save Productions The Washington Capitals have recalled forwards Beck Malenstyn and Mike Sgarbossa, defenseman Tyler Lewington and goaltender Ilya Samsonov from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned goaltender Vitek Vanecek to … Continue reading

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“I’d Never Had Grilled Cheese Before”: Capitals 2018 First-Round Pick Alexander Alexeyev Talks First Professional Season, Life in America, Alex Ovechkin, and More

HERSHEY, PA — Alexander Alexeyev is one of the Capitals’ most heavily-prized prospects, and as the team’s first-round draft pick in 2018, there are a number of expectations placed upon him by both the team and fans alike. After making … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Travis Boyd and Vitek Vanecek From Hershey, Assign Ilya Samsonov and Tyler Lewington to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Travis Boyd and goaltender Vitek Vanecek from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and assigned goaltender Ilya Samsonov and defenseman Tyler Lewington to Hershey, senior vice president and general manager Brian … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov To Start, Richard Panik Set To Return; Hagelin Out Tonight Vs. Coyotes

The Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex Monday morning following a much deserved day off on Sunday. The Capitals will host the Arizona Coyotes tonight at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set for just after 7:00 PM.

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Capitals Practice At MedStar Capitals IcePlex Before Departing For Florida [Photos]

The Washington Capitals held one final practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex Wednesday morning before departing on a short, one-game road trip to Florida in advance of their tilt with the Panthers at BB&T Center in Sunrise on Thursday night. NoVa … Continue reading

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Flames at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Ilya Samsonov Between The Pipes

Photo: NHL.com Goaltender Ilya Samsonov will get the start in goal when the Washington Capitals host the Calgary Flames at Capital One Arena on Sunday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally and NHL Network nationally) for his second … Continue reading

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