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BREAKING: Ilya Samsonov's Waiver Fate Confirmed

Published January 1, 2024 at 2:02 PM

The Toronto Maple Leafs placed goaltender Ilya Samsonov on waivers yesterday and we now know if he was claimed or not.

Samsonov's Waivers Fate Confirmed

Goaltender Ilya Samsonov has been struggling all season with the Maple Leafs. He has a 5-2-6 record, .862 sv%, and a 3.94 GAA through 15 games played. Yesterday, the Toronto Maple Leafs shocked everybody by placing Samsonov on waivers.

Ilya Samsonov is on waivers

This exposed Samsonov to every single team to pick up for free and we now know if he was claimed by anybody.

Ilya Samsonov (TOR) clears waivers and can now be assigned to the AHL Marlies.

With Samsonov clearing, the Maple Leafs will now enact a plan that will have Samsonov try to regain his confidence. Insider Kevin Weekes revealed the plan.

Maple Leafs to use all resources from development coach, mental skills coach, watch video from yr- a comprehensive approach to help Samsonov feel like himself.» IF he clears waivers, no plans for him to play in games for Marlies this week

Hopefully, he can find his groove again and then make his return to the NHL with a newfound confidence.
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BREAKING: Ilya Samsonov's Waiver Fate Confirmed

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