Category Archives: Goaltending

The Russians Are Coming!: A Look at the Influx of Russian Goaltenders in the Metropolitan Division

Photos: KHL “The Russians are Coming, The Russians are coming!” was a cry from an old movie during the Cold War era. Today in a hockey context, the saying could be used to describe the bevy of Russian goaltenders that … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals To Bring Hayden Hawkey To Training Camp On ATO

Photo: NHL.com According to Mark Divver of Rinkside Rhode Island, the Washington Capitals will sign former Providence College goaltender Hayden Hawkey on an amateur tryout agreement.

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Minding The Net: Which Team Has The Best Goaltending Tandem in the Metropolitan?

The Metropolitan Division has no shortage of elite and extremely talented goaltenders manning the cage for their respective teams. From solidified veterans like Henrik Lundqvist and Braden Holtby, up-and-coming talents like Carter Hart and MacKenzie Blackwood, and a fringe elite … Continue reading

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With Sergei Bobrovsky, Andrei Vasilevskiy Contracts Done, One Thing Is Clear: Capitals’ Braden Holtby Is Going To Get Paid, But How Much? [Readers’ Poll]

Photo: Pinterest On Monday morning, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that they have signed goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to an eight-year contract that carries an average annual value of $9.5 million. Vasilevskiy’s contract comes on the heels of goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky’s … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Goalie Michal Neuvirth Signs Professional Tryout Offer With Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL Formerly Capitals goaltender Michal Neuvirth, who was once considered as a possible Goalie of the Future and who most recently played with the Philadelphia Flyers, has reportedly signed a Professional Tryout Offer with the Toronto Maple Leafs, per … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Review and Forecast: Parker Milner

Photo: Tori Hartman We continue our prospect review and forecast series with a review and forecast for goaltender Parker Milner. (You can access all of our Capitals Prospect Reports and player analysis on our “Prospects” page on the top menu … Continue reading

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Will Next Season Be Braden Holtby’s Last With The Capitals?

While Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan‘s focus is currently on retaining this summer’s unrestricted and restricted free agents in addition to adding depth to the team’s bottom-six forward group, checking in with goaltender Braden Holtby and center Nicklas Backstrom … Continue reading

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A Look Back On Pheonix Copley’s First Season With The Capitals

Photo: Washington Post After the Washington Capitals traded goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche at the NHL Draft last June, goaltending was the team’s biggest question mark heading into the season. However, it highlighted the Capitals depth in the … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby On Possibly Signing A Contract Extension With Capitals This Summer: “I Would Love That.”

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby said “I don’t think it’s ever easy.,” in reference to how he felt about the team’s season ending. It was a disappointing finish in which Holtby added: “a goal you work towards all year and … Continue reading

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Checking In With Old Friends: Philipp Grubauer Is Taking the Colorado Avalanche to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Former Washington Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer is taking the Colorado Avalanche further into the postseason. Continue reading

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