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Is Darcy Kuemper As Big Of A Risk As Ilya Samsonov?

I couldn’t even begin to tell you how many times I and we as Washington Capitals writers has said the following over the past several months. The Capitals need goaltending help. With the signing of Darcy Kuemper at the start of free agency this summer that saying is no more. On paper, the Capitals have solved that problem.
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Toronto Maple Leafs: Ilya Samsonov the Ideal Low-Risk Signing

In adding Ilya Samsonov as their second goaltender, the Toronto Maple Leafs have possibly found the lowest risk, highest reward signing. At 25 years old and still being a restricted free agent at the end of his one-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ilya Samsonov is a smart, low-risk signing.
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Toronto Maple Leafs sign free agent goaltender Ilya Samsonov to 1-year deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a one-year deal, it was announced Wednesday. Samsonov became an unrestricted free agent when he was declined a qualifying offer by the Washington Capitals on Monday. Samsonov, 25, played 44 games for the Capitals this past season, going 23-12-5 with...
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Ilya Samsonov signs one-year deal with Maple Leafs

Samsonov was a 2015 first-round draft pick of the Capitals. He emerged as a rookie in 2019-20, compiling a 16-6-2 record in 26 starts with a 2.55 goals against average and .913 save percentage. But Samsonov never rekindled his rookie magic as his save percentage fell and his goals against...
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Toronto Maple Leafs linked to Ilya Samsonov

The Toronto Maple Leafs may have found their second goaltender, as Arthur Staple of The Athletic links them to Ilya Samsonov. The former Washington Capitals netminder was not given a qualifying offer as a restricted free agent this summer, putting him on the open market. Samsonov, 25, hasn’t lived up...
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Report: Ilya Samsonov has signed with the Leafs

Ilya Samsonov is a former first-round pick in the 2015 draft, who has spent the first three seasons of his career with the Capitals. While he showed significant promise in his rookie campaign, he had a rough go in his first full year as the undisputed starter. He finished 2021-22...
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Ilya Samsonov expected to sign with Toronto Maple Leafs

The Matt Murray trade, in hindsight, couldn’t have been all the Toronto Maple Leafs were planning. Toronto wasn'tt walking away from starter Jack Campbell just to push all their chips toward a goaltender who has languished on bad teams and dealt with concussion and confidence problems in the half decade since he won back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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Maple Leafs sign former Capitals goalie Ilya Samsonov to 1-year deal

Maple Leafs sign former Caps goalie Samsonov to 1-year deal originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. Ilya Samsonov is getting another chance to compete for playing time on a team with Stanley Cup title hopes. The Toronto Maple Leafs signed the former Capitals netminder to a one-year, deal Wednesday just...
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