Category Archives: Goaltending

Capitals Netminder Prospects Clay Stevenson and Mitchell Gibson Shine On Saturday Night

Photo: South Carolina Stingrays Saturday night was a very good night for two of the Capitals goaltending prospects: Clay Stevenson of the South Carolina Stingrays and Mitchell Gibson of Harvard University. Stevenson made his professional hockey debut in the Stingrays’ … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Charlie Lindgren To Start Vs. Golden Knights; John Carlson Remains Out, Day-To-Day

Head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media prior to Tuesday’s tilt against the Vegas Golden Knights at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He confirmed Charlie Lindgren will be between the pipes tonight while defenseman John … Continue reading

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Cheers For Charlie: Charlie Lindgren Shines in First Win As A Washington Capital

Washington Capitals After playing just 29 games in his NHL career, Charlie Lindgren was a virtual unknown to the Capitals when they signed him to a three-year contract in free agency this past summer. While the sample size was small, … Continue reading

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“I’m Excited For This New Chapter, New Adventure, Can’t Wait to Start It Tomorrow”: Darcy Kuemper Speaks Ahead of His Capitals Debut

Screenshot: Capitals The Capitals will have a number of new faces taking the ice on Opening Night on October 12, as their 2022-23 regular season kicks off against the Boston Bruins. Among them will be goaltender Darcy Kuemper, who enters … Continue reading

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Showdown with Sammy: Ilya Samsonov To Make His Maple Leafs Debut Against the Capitals on October 13

Paige Taylor White/Toronto Star While the Washington Capitals revamped their goaltending tandem during the offseason, they won’t have to wait long to see one of their most recent former occupants of the crease as they begin the 2022-23 regular season.

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Capitals’ Darcy Kuemper After Preseason Finale Victory: “It’s Nice To See Those Game Situations That Are Kinda Harder To Replicate In Practice”

Screencap: @Capitals Washington Capitals goaltender Darcy Kuemper spoke to the media following Saturday’s 4-3 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets at Capital One Arena in the team’s final preseason game.

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Capitals’ Prospect Clay Stevenson Says It’s A “Progression Year” To “Accelerate My Game And Bring It Up To Pace Of A Professional Goaltender”

On Sunday, Washington Capitals goaltending prospect Clay Stevenson spoke to the media following the team’s third day of rookie camp. The 23-year-old goaltender discussed working towards professional play and how this year is all about sharpening skills for future opportunities.

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Washington Capitals Goaltender Darcy Kuemper Participates in NHL Player Media Tour in Las Vegas

Photo: @CapitalsPR Washington Capitals goaltender Darcy Kuemper is in Las Vegas, Nevada partaking in the NHL Player North American Media Tour, after joining his new team at MedStar Capitals Iceplex for the first time earlier this week.

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All Hail the Kuemperor! A First Look At Darcy Kuemper In A Washington Capitals Sweater

Washington Capitals In need of a change in net, the Washington Capitals made perhaps the biggest splash in the free agent market for goaltenders by signing former Colorado Avalanche ‘tender Darcy Kuemper to a five-year deal. On Monday, the 32-year … Continue reading

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Counting on Kuemper: Examining Expectations For Darcy Kuemper Entering His First Season In Washington

Andy Cross/The Denver Post The Washington Capitals entered the 2022 offseason looking to redesign their goaltending, after the youthful tandem of Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek failed to produce a clear number one option. Making a splash in the free … Continue reading

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