Tag Archives: Goalies

Examining the Goaltending Equipment Changes for 2018-19

Will the new goaltender equipment changes have any impact on the scoring in the NHL? Continue reading

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The Path to the Draft: Philipp Grubauer Should Draw Interest Around the League

Will Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer be traded before the 2018 NHL Draft? Continue reading

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Two Down, and Two to Go: How Can the Capitals Close the Series Out and Win Their First Stanley Cup?

The Washington Capitals need two more wins to clinch the Stanley Cup. Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Believes Patric Hornqvist Interfered with Him on Evgeni Malkin Goal

Photo: @NHLonNBCSports At 17:34 of the second period, Evgeni Malkin scored to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 2-1 lead over the Washington Capitals in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Then came a review as to whether or not … Continue reading

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Winning on the Road Is A Must: How Can the Capitals Steal A Game (Or Two) In Pittsburgh?

What things can the Washington Capitals do to steal a victory (or two) in Pittsburgh for Games 3 and 4? Continue reading

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After Being Benched For First Two Games, Braden Holtby Comes Through, Leads Capitals to Second Round

Photos: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Braden Holtby came up big in the Capitals first round series win over the Blue Jackets, from the moment his name was called to enter the game in the third period of Game 2. 

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Where the Series Is Won and Lost: What Factors Will Decide the Playoff Series Between the Blue Jackets and Capitals?

What will be the factors that decide the playoff series between the Blue Jackets and Capitals? Continue reading

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Holtby or Gruby: Who Should Start Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs? [Reader’s Poll]

One of the hottest topics among Caps Nation over the last several weeks has been about the goaltenders. When a game is on the horizon, no matter who the Washington Capitals are up against, the debates go down on who … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Wednesday’s Capitals Practice at Kettler: Brian Pinho Reports to Caps, Alex Ovechkin is Absent

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals returned to the ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday morning to prepare for their final two games of the regular season. Fresh off a back-to-back road sweep in Pittsburgh and St. Louis and the … Continue reading

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Philipp Grubauer Gets a New Mask

Photo: @daveart David Gunnarsson is the mastermind behind goalie mask designs for numerous Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears goaltenders over the years. This week, he unveiled his latest creation for Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer. You can follow David on Instagram … Continue reading

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