Breaking Transfer news Capitals recall goaltender Ilya Samsonov, intend to start him vs. Devils Premierleague-News.Com
Premierleague-News.com - The Washington Capitals announced they have recalled goaltender Ilya Samsonov from the taxi squad, and head coach Peter Laviolette said that he intends to start the netminder.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The Washington Capitals announced they have recalled goaltender Ilya Samsonov from the taxi squad, and head coach Peter Laviolette said that he intends to start the netminder, who will be making his first appearance for Washington since Jan. 17. Veteran Craig Anderson has been returned to the taxi squad. Samsonov had appeared in just two games this season before he and a number of Russian teammates found themselves on the COVID-19 protocol list. Once activated, the team sent him to the Hershey Bears of the AHL to find his game, but the 24-year-old has struggled there instead, posting a 3.
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.869 save percentage in four games. Samsonov’s last game on Friday showed promise as he picked up the win, while allowing just three goals. The team hopes that giving him an easy assignment against the New Jersey Devils, who are 4-5-1 in their last 10 games, might make for an easy transition back to the NHL.
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