Report: Ilya Samsonov To Sign Rookie Contract With The Washington Capitals

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It has been no secret that the Washington Capitals have been keen for the Magnitogorsk Metallurg goalie Ilya Samsonov to come to the American Capital since drafting him in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft. However, the Capitals have had to be patient until the 21-year-old’s current contract has expired. There are no announcements of specific contract details […] READ MORE


Ilya Samsonov Receives an Exciting Visitor From Washington

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  Young goaltender Ilya Samsonov receives an exciting visitor, in Russia this week, in the form of Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan. This 20-year-old top prospect was selected as first round pick in the 2015 draft. His contract finishes with Metallurg Magnitogorsk (Kontinental Hockey League) in the spring. Sport-Express’s Igor Eronko and TSN’s Bob McKenzie […] READ MORE


TSP: Washington Capitals Prospects

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Welcome to the 2017 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”. During the summer, I will feature a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the articles here. Since we had an extensive NHL […] READ MORE


2017 NHL Draft Grades – Part Four

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2017 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE


2017 NHL Entry Draft – Metropolitan Division Team Needs

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By Jack Thompson Before the NHL Draft begins on Friday, 30 teams will first have to endure the Expansion Draft. They will each lose a player to the Vegas Golden Knights. Rather than focus on expansion, we look at Metropolitan Division Team Needs in the NHL Draft. It’s no surprise the 2017 NHL Entry Draft is […] READ MORE