WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Capitals have officially welcomed another right winger to the organization, inking prospect Bogdan Trineyev to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Washington originally selected Trineyev in the fourth round of the 2020 NHL Draft with the 117th pick. He was ranked 19th among all European right wings available in the draft. Trineyev’s deal carries an AAV of $859,167.
Trineyev, 20, laced ’em up for the MHL and KHL Dynamo Moscow clubs in 2021-22. He had three goals and 15 assists in 21 games with MHK Dynamo Moscow and also made 11 appearances with the KHL club. He won the MHL Championship with Dynamo Moscow last season.
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The 6-3, 198-pound winger is a versatile power forward. He is a strong skater and good puck carrier that plays a physical game at both ends of the ice and knows how to get into the dirty areas. Trineyev can also win puck battles and uses hard work and grit to generate scoring chances. Also, he can play a complete 200-foot game. However, he needs to shoot the puck more and add more size.
As he continues to develop his all-around skill set, Trineyev will benefit from working on his shot and adding more size and strength to his frame. Expect him to continue to flourish into a strong power forward as he continues his development within the organization.