Tag Archives: Goalies

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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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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Recapping the 2019 NHL GM Meetings in Boca Raton, Florida

The NHL General Managers are hard at work trying to make subtle tweaks to the game. Continue reading

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Pheonix Copley Expected To Make Capitals Debut at Devils on Thursday

Photo: NHL.com When the Washington Capitals take the ice in warmups at Prudential Center, where they visit the New Jersey Devils for their home opener on Thursday, expect an unfamiliar face leading the team out of the tunnel. 

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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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