Tag Archives: Goaltender

Kings Sign Former Capitals, Bears Goaltender Copley

Photo: NHL.com The Los Angeles Kings have signed goaltender Pheonix Copley. Copley’s one-year, one-way contract is worth an annual average value (AAV) $825,000.

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Capitals Sign Goaltender Lindgren To Three-Year, $3.3 Million Contract

Photo by Scott Rovak/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday afternoon that they have signed unrestricted free agent goaltender Charlie Lindgren to a three-year contract that carries a $1.1 million cap hit.

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Capitals Sign Stanley Cup Champion Kuemper To Five-Year, $26.25 Million Contract

Photo: Sporting News The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday that they have signed unrestricted free agent goaltender and 2022 Stanley Cup Champion Darcy Kuemper to a five-year contract that carries a $5.25 million cap hit after the open market opened … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals A Suitor For Ducks Goaltender Gibson

Photo: NHL.com According to The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta, the Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs are the suitors for Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson. Though, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman said that he does not believe that the Maple Leafs are … Continue reading

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Copley To Start In Capitals’ First Game Back From NHL All-Star Break vs. Blue Jackets

Head coach Peter Laviolette announced that goaltender Phoenix Copley will start the Washington Capitals’ first game back from the NHL All-Star break against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington in-market, ESPN+ out-of-market).

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Third Career Game? Just Set An NHL Record: Zach Fucale Sets NHL Record Shutout Streak To Begin Career

Bruce Kluckkhon/NHLI via Getty Images As if a shutout in his first NHL game and a new franchise record in his third contest, Washington Capitals goaltender Zach Fucale made NHL history in just his third NHL appearance against the Minnesota … Continue reading

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That Didn’t Take Long: Zach Fucale Sets Capitals Franchise Record For Longest Shutout Streak To Begin Capitals Career

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images Originally drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 2013, Washington Capitals goaltender Zachary Fucale’s NHL debut and first career start was about as perfect as one could ask, shutting out the Detroit Red Wings on November … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek Will Start In Net at Lightning

Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek will be in net on Monday night when the team starts a two-game Florida road trip against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally).

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Ilya Samsonov Has “A Couple Extra Days For Recovery” From His Lower-Body Injury After Taking the Ice for the First Time Since Saturday

After the re-acquisition of goaltender Vitek Vanecek during the offseason, the Washington Capitals look to head into the 2021-22 regular season with both Vanecek and fellow young netminder and former first-round pick Ilya Samsonov in net. During the Capitals’ 3-1 … Continue reading

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“We Are Pushing Each Other, But In A Good Way”: Vitek Vanecek Talks Competition with Ilya Samsonov, Rollercoaster Offseason, and Recovering From Injury

Perhaps no member of the Washington Capitals had more of a rollercoaster offseason than goaltender Vitek Vanecek. After a strong rookie campaign in 2020-21, the Capitals left him exposed in the 2021 Expansion Draft, in which he was selected by … Continue reading

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