Category Archives: Goaltending
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
“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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Russian To The Metro – An Updated Look At The Influx Of Russian Netminders In The Metropolitan Division
In recent seasons we’ve seen a tremendous wave of new Russian-born goaltenders begin to make an impact in the Metropolitan Division. NoVa Caps examined this before the 2019-20 season, provided an update before the 2020-21 season, and provided another update before the … Continue reading
Washington Capitals Czech Out
Photo: The Canadian Press With the departure of goaltender Vitek Vanecek via trade to New Jersey and the departure of defenseman Michal Kempny in free agency, the current Washington Capitals team is absent any players born in Czechia for the first … Continue reading