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The Leafs make a final decision on Samsonov

Published December 31, 2023 at 2:10 PM
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We just learned big news involving the Toronto Maple Leafs.

They have just shocked the hockey world by placing their #1 goaltender on NHL waivers. Wow.

Ilya Samsonov on Waivers



Samsonov, 26 years old, is a 1st round pick (22nd overall) of the Washington Capitals in 2015.


In 42 games last season, he had a record of 27-10-5, with a 2.33 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage.

He was among the best goaltenders in the entire NHL last year.

However, this season, he has a record of 5-2-6, a 3.94 goals-against average, and a .862 save percentage.

This could shake up the NHL goaltender market, and it will be really interesting to see if he will be claimed tomorrow at 2 PM by another club.

Details to follow.


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