More bad news if you’re a fan of the Washington Capitals (as if the team’s 6-6-1 start wasn’t enough), as one of their top prospects was injured in the KHL on Thursday. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov suffered a concussion in Mettalurg Magnitogorsk’s 3-1 loss to the Lada Togliatti, according to former head coach Ilya Vorobyov (he was fired after the game). Here’s a fun fact for you: Former Capitals forward Viktor Kozlov was named the team’s new head coach. Samsonov wasn’t even the starting goalie for Magnitogorsk in this one. He entered the game in relief of starter Vasily Koshechkin.
Capitals top prospect Ilya Samsonov suffers concussion during KHL game
Pro Hockey Talk | Nov 3