Tag Archives: Philipp Grubauer

Penalties Are Costing Caps Points And They Know It

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals entered the game against the Florida Panthers 20th in penalty killing. Not ideal. The best way to curb that number is simple: don’t take penalties. The Caps did a good … Continue reading

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Flyers Daze Capitals, 8-2

The Philadelphia Flyers took the Washington Capitals’ young defensive corps to school Saturday night, transforming into an offensive juggernaut on their way to an 8-2 win in Philadelphia.  The Capitals split their first set of back-to-back contests of the season, having … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Morning Report from Philadelphia: Matt Niskanen Out, Madison Bowey Called up

The Capitals traveled directly to Philadelphia following last night’s impressive 5-2 win over the upstart Devils in New Jersey. The team held morning skate at 11:30 Saturday morning at the Wells Fargo Center. 

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Capitals Get Right Back to Work on Saturday at Flyers

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Capitals bounced back nicely from a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday with a 5-2 win at the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. The Capitals gave the Devils their … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Tampa Bay Lighting in OT Despite Heroic Effort by Philipp Grubauer

Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in overtime, losing two-point leads twice during the game. Lightning forward Brayden Point had the game-winner following a Caps’ penalty for too many … Continue reading

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Rock the Red Carpet: Capitals Kick-off 2017-2018 Home Opener in Style

The Washington Capitals held their annual “Rock The Red Carpet” event prior to their 2017-2018 season opener Saturday night at Capital One Arena. The event included a Hollywood-styled arrival for each of the players on the team, a walk down … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: ‘Bad Boy Willy’ and Revving the Engines

The 2017 NHL Preseason is in the books, CSN Capitals is now NBC Sports Washington, Mr. Wilson, to the principal’s office, “Caps Talk” is back, thinking of Las Vegas and more in this evening’s Capitals links: 

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Capitals’ Trotz is Planning to Start Season With Orpik in Top 4

With the losses of Kevin Shattenkirk and Karl Alzner in free agency and Nate Schmidt to the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft, the Capitals have a hole to fill on their defense. Salary cap restrictions due to long-term … Continue reading

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Images from Washington Capitals Training Camp

The Washington Capitals held their last full day of training camp workouts Saturday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. NoVa Caps’ photographer Joseph Noyes was on hand to capture a few of the images. By the way, Joe is also covering … Continue reading

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With Opening Night Six Days Away, Who Will Take the Ice for the Capitals Next Thursday?

So far the Capitals have been through two weeks of training camp, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. For last week’s projection, click here. In this piece, NoVa Caps contributor … Continue reading

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