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Category Archives: Goaltending
The Capitals have been known for their goaltending depth. From Braden Holtby and Philipp Grubauer, to the prospects such as Vitek Vanecek, Pheonix Copley and Ilya Samsonov. At the conclusion of practice on Thursday morning, Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov decided … Continue reading
Hershey Bears goaltender Pheonix Copley has spent seven years in professional hockey. Throughout those years he’s had an array of different goalie masks but all these masks had one thing in common, candy canes on his chin. Candy canes are … Continue reading
The Washington Capitals will visit the Vegas Golden Knights for the first-ever meeting between the two teams on Saturday. The game will be the last for each team before the Christmas break.
Photo: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images Nine years ago, Capitals’ goaltender Jose Theodore left the Capitals’ game against the Ottawa Senators because of a hip flexor injury he sustained during the Capitals’ morning skate. Former-Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov, now with the Colorado Avalanche, … Continue reading
Photo: Washington Capitals The Capitals have always had strong, overall depth within in the organization, and like any NHL team, the positional strength varies from season-to-season. Over the last several seasons, the Capitals’ seemingly biggest strength has become its goaltending. … Continue reading
Photo: Tori Hartman Pheonix Copley is one of the best goalies in the American Hockey League (AHL) and is the clear number one netminder for the Hershey Bears. Lately, Copley’s understudy has been shining brightly in net. After a rough … Continue reading
Report: Samsonov, Capitals Have Verbal Agreement in Place, Expect to Sign Entry-Level Contract in Time for 2018-19
The Washington Capitals have a verbal commitment with prospect goaltender Ilya Samsonov, KHL Insider Aivis Kalniņš reported Tuesday. This came while Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan was in Russia talking to the 20-year old goaltender. Samsonov will likely sign with the Capitals … Continue reading
Sport-Express Writer Igor Eronko reported on Tuesday morning that Brian MacLellan is in Moscow to talk to Ilya Samsonov‘s representatives. His contract with his KHL team, Magnitka, will end on April 30.
Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Philipp Grubauer went into Friday’s game against the league’s top team, the Tampa Bay Lightning, with an 0-5-1 record, a .876 save percentage and a 3.86 goals against average for the season. But the … Continue reading