Category Archives: Goaltending

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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Keys to the Series: How Can the Capitals Contain the Storm Surge?

How can the Washington Capitals claim victory over the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs? Continue reading

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Round One – Metropolitan #1 Capitals vs. Wild Card #1 Hurricanes: Between The Pipes

As Game 1 of the First Round series between the Washington Capitals and the Carolina Hurricanes is approaching on Thursday night at Capital One Arena (7:30 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or USA Network for those outside the DMV), NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Joins Impressive Club with Fifth Consecutive 30-Win Season

Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals’ 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night was a momentous one for the team, as it clinched the Caps’ a berth in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs. It also … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Showdown: Capitals at Lightning Goalie Matchup

As the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning prepare for Saturday night’s “Beasts of the East” matchup, one of the marquee matchups to watch will be in the goal crease. The Capitals’ Braden Holtby and Lightning’s Andrei Vasilevskiy will man … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Reveals New Mask, Set to Debut Tomorrow

After a rough start to his first professional season in North America, Capitals’ goaltender prospect Ilya Samsonov has rebounded brilliantly in the latter part of the season, with his play helping the Hershey Bears to an 11-game winning streak at … Continue reading

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Capitals Braden Holtby Wins His 250th Game, Becoming the Second-Fastest Goalie Ever to Do So

Since his establishment as the Capitals’ starting netminder in 2012, Braden Holtby has compiled win upon win and in securing another victory in the Capitals’ 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night, he reached the 250-win plateau for … Continue reading

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