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The Philipp Grubauer Caricature!

We all know it’s not ideal that Philipp Grubauer was brought up from Hershey to start in the NHL playoffs for the first time Friday, since the ace, Braden Holtby, was sick. But he won his game, and that’s all that matters. Sports artist Paul Nichols recognized this and drew him.  Needless to say, he nailed it.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

1st German goalie to start NHL playoff game helps Capitals

  Rookie Philipp Grubauer became the first German-born goalie to start an NHL playoff game, filling in for an ill Braden Holtby and helping the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 4-3 Friday night. "Just like every other game," Grubauer said after making 18 saves as Washington evened the Eastern Conference first-round series at 1-all. That sort of calm attitude impressed...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

With G Holtby ill, Capitals start Grubauer in Game 2 vs. Isles

  After tying team records with 73 starts, 41 wins and nine shutouts this season, Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby missed Game 2 of the playoffs against the New York Islanders on Friday night because of illness, replaced by a rookie. The Capitals announced a half-hour before the start of the second game in the Eastern Conference first-round series that Philipp Grubauer would...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

With Holtby ill, Capitals recall Grubauer from AHL Hershey

WASHINGTON (AP) With starting goalie Braden Holtby ill, the Washington Capitals have recalled backup Philipp Grubauer from Hershey of the AHL before Game 2 of their playoff series against the New York Islanders. Speaking hours before Friday's game, Capitals coach Barry Trotz said Holtby has ''been under the weather since Game 1.'' Washington lost the opener of the Eastern Conference...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philipp Grubauer Bobblehead Review

Philipp Grubauer's bobblehead with the Hershey Bears is one of the best of the Caps family of teams.
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals re-assign goaltender Grubauer to AHL

The Washington Capitals have re-assigned goaltender Philipp Grubauer to Hershey of the AHL. The Capitals made the move Monday. Grubauer had been on pace to establish himself as the Capitals' No. 1 goalie until he was pulled from the last two games. He allowed three goals on 14 shots Friday against the Columbus Blue Jackets and three goals on eight shots Sunday against the New York...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Grubauer Bobblehead and Other Hershey Promotions

Though he's playing with the Caps now, the Philipp Grubauer bobblehead is being given away in Hershey this weekend.
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 40: Continue doing the right things in Tampa

Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images The Rangers played a very good game against Washington on Friday night, but came out on the losing end after Philipp Grubauer made 38 saves. If the Rangers continue to play like they did on Friday night, they shouldn’t have a problem beating a lot of teams in the Eastern Conference. They face a tough matchup in Tampa Bay tonight, and the Rangers...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

The Philipp Grubauer Caps/Bears Mask

Jason Livery of HeadStrongGrafx made this masterpiece for Philipp Grubauer.
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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