Tag Archives: Goaltender

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

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“That’s My Natural Position and That’s Where I’m Looking to Perform”: Connor McMichael Talks Playing Center, Zach Fucale Evaluates His Play in the Capitals’ First Preseason Game

Della Young/NoVa Caps The Washington Capitals kicked off the 2022-23 season with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Buffalo Sabres at Capital One Arena in their first preseason contest. While the preseason may or may not mean much to some, … Continue reading

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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

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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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