Tag Archives: Goalies

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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Examining All 32 NHL Goaltending Tandems (Or Trios) For 2022-23 Season: Part III

Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images After a lot of NHL teams changed their goalie outlook whether that is for the better or worse this offseason, NoVa Caps concludes their series in looking at all 32 situations in the … Continue reading

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Examining All 32 NHL Goaltending Tandems (Or Trios) For 2022-23 Season: Part II

Photo: TSN After a lot of NHL teams changed their goalie outlook whether that is for the better or worse this offseason, NoVa Caps continues their series in looking at all 32 situations in the net. Today, we move on … Continue reading

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Examining All 32 NHL Goaltending Tandems For 2022-23 Season: Part I

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images With a number of teams changing up their goaltending across the NHL this offseason, NoVa Caps takes a look at all of the 32 team’s goaltending situation for the 2022-23 season. We do … Continue reading

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Capitals Will “Explore All Opportunities” To Address Goaltending, Look From Within For Other Needs This Offseason, Says General Manager Brian MacLellan

Screenshot: Washington Capitals With the NHL offseason truly beginning to take hold, the Washington Capitals are just one of the league’s 32 clubs gearing up for the NHL Entry Draft on July 7, evaluating potential picks as well as preparing … Continue reading

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“That’s Were My Family Grew Up, That’s Home For Me”: Braden Holtby Reflects On Washington

The day was a year and a half in the making, but it’s finally come. Washington Capitals  former netminder and much-beloved citizen, Braden Holtby will face his old team for the very first time Friday night in Dallas.

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How Much Does Quality Goaltending Cost In The NHL?

Photo: Sportsnet After the Washington Capitals signed goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a one-year, $2 million contract on Monday, they have just $2.72 million committed to goaltending for this season. This brings the question of whether that price tag is a … Continue reading

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Report: Hurricanes To Sign Frederik Andersen To Two-Year, $9 Million Contract

Photo: NHL.com According to NHL Network’s Kevin Weekes, the Carolina Hurricanes will sign unrestricted free agent goaltender Frederik Andersen to a two-year contract that carries a $4.5 cap hit on Wednesday.

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Four Pending UFA Goalies That Could Make Sense For The Capitals

Photo: NHL.com After losing goaltender Vitek Vanecek to the Seattle Kraken in the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, the Washington Capitals have a need in goal. While Ilya Samsonov showed flashes of brilliance in his second season, he was inconsistent and … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Trade Calder Trophy Nominee Alex Nedeljkovic To Red Wings For Third-Round Pick, Jonathan Bernier

Photo: SI According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the Carolina Hurricanes traded goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic to the Detroit Red Wings for a third-round pick and pending unrestricted free agent goaltender Jonathan Bernier on Thursday afternoon after the NHL-wide roster freeze … Continue reading

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