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Ilya Samsonov

Ilya Samsonov

Washington Capitals

Samsonov stopped 35 of 39 shots in the 5-2 defeat on Friday.

Fantasy Impact: The Caps troubled defense finally caught up to them for Samsonov's first loss since October 14.


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The Caps tied it at 3-3 in the third period but Samsonov took the shootout loss on Monday.

Fantasy Impact: In seven games (six starts), the backup goalie has a record of 5-1-0-1 with 2.45 GAA and .915 save pct.


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The Capitals announced that backup goalie Samsonov will be in net Monday versus the Arizona Coyotes. (Source: Washington Capitals via Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The 22-year-old rookie has shown very well this season with a record of 5-1 (in six games), GAA of 2.38 and .915 save pct. Fantasy players may want to start this "dark horse."


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Samsonov stopped 25 shots in the 4-2 victory over Calgary.

Fantasy Impact: In six starts, the backup goalie has a record of 5-1, with GAA of 2.38 and .915 save pct. Fantasy players may consider using him as a cheap alternative.


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Samsonov stopped 29 of 32 shots in the 4-3 victory.

Fantasy Impact: With a 3-1 record in four starts (1.84 GAA, .933 save pct), and given Braden Holtby's struggles, look for Samsonov to start more games than the typical "backup" netminder.


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Samsonov blocked 24 of 25 shots in the 4-1 victory over Dallas on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: Having won both of his starts, Samsonov has a 1.00 GAA and .961 save pct. A question for the Caps, given Braden Holtby's struggles, is whether Samsonov will be given more starts.


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Samsonov allowed one goal on 26 shots as he defeated the NY Islanders 2-1.

Fantasy Impact: Ranked as the top European Goalie in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Samsonov was drafted 22nd overall by the Caps.


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