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Capitals Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Competing for Team Russia in Germany Cup

The KHL has a break in their season, with no games scheduled from November 8 through November 12, so that selected players are free to play in international competition such as the Deutchland Cup, otherwise known as the Germany Cup. 

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Capitals’ Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Leaves Game with Injury, His Head Coach Fired After Game

Photos: Metallurg On Thursday, November 2, 2017, KHL’s Metallurg Magnitogorsk, the team in which Capitals’ goalie prospect Ilya Samsonov plays for, lost to Lada Togliatti by a 3-1 score at home.  This was their second loss in succession and their fourth … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Update – Some Days It Doesn’t Pay to Go into the Office

Photos: KHL It was on October 18, 2017 when Metallurg Magnitogorsk had a rematch with their opponent from the 2016 Gagarin Cup Finals; i.e. CSKA.  In 2016, Metallurg Magnitogorsk won that series in seven games, winning Game 7 on the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Returns to Form, Wins in Shootout

Washington Capitals goalie prospect, Ilya Samsonov, who has struggled at the start of this KHL season, turned in a gem Thursday evening against Nizhnekamsk. 

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Washington Capitals’ Evening News Links – Saturday 9/9/2017

The Capsitals add a forward to the training camp roster, top 10 story lines heading into training camp, 35th anniversary of “the trade”, Samsonov continues to roll and more in this evening’s Washington Capitals news links: 

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Alexander Semin Says He’s Not Finished with Hockey, Still Follows Capitals

Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images In an interview with Daria Tuboltseva of Championat.com, former Washington Capitals player Alexander Semin says he is not done with hockey and promises to return. He declared, “I have something to prove and want to fight … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Makes 2017-2018 KHL Season Debut

On Sunday Capitals’ goalie prospect Ilya Samsonov made his Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) season debut for Metallurg Magnitogorsk against Lada Togliatti.

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Takes In KHL Game, Drops Ceremonial Puck

Photos: HC Traktor Washington Capitals’ centerman Evgeny Kuznetsov spent part of his Sunday evening taking in a Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) game in his hometown of Chelyabinsk, Russia. Kuznetsov was on hand to drop the ceremonial first puck for his old team … Continue reading

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Bobby Carpenter Now Assistant Coach For Kunlun in KHL

Photos: Hockey.ru Bobby Carpenter, who played for the Washington Capitals from 1981-1987 and again in 1992-1993, has a new job.  He will now be working as an Assistant Coach for Mike Keenan for Kunlun Red Star, the second-year KHL team … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Eyes Return to Washington Next Week

In an interview with Tatyana Kokorina of sovsport.ru, Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov says he expects to be back in Washington next week. 

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