MAPLE LEAFS SIGN GOALTENDER ILYA SAMSONOV
Toronto Maple Leafs
FiredUp Network Sports Writer
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a one-year contract worth $1.8 million.
Samsonov, 25, joins the Maple Leafs after four seasons with the Washington Capitals. In 89 career regular season games, the Magnitogorsk, Russia native owns a record of 52-22-8 with a 2.81 goals-against average, a .902 save percentage and six shutouts. He owns a 2.98 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage in eight career playoff appearances.
Samsonov was selected by the Capitals in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.