PHILIPP GRUBAUER NEWS

Grubi and Schmidty Sticking Around

Last week was an exciting week for two 23-year-old hockey players. Caps defenseman Nate Schmidt and goaltender Philipp Grubauer re-signed with the Washington Capitals to two-year, one-way contracts.
Via Capitals Outsider
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Goalie Philipp Grubauer looks to take next step with Caps

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer knows the next step on his career path could involve significant time sitting on the bench. Grubauer has signed a $1.5 million, two-year contract to stay with the Capitals and hopes to be Braden Holtby's backup next season. ''That's the goal, to be a starter in the NHL and it's got to start with the backup job,'' Grubauer...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Goalie Philipp Grubauer signs 2-year contract to stay with Capitals

  Goalie Philipp Grubauer has signed a $1.5 million, two-year contract to stay with the Washington Capitals. The team announced the deal Monday. It will pay Grubauer $650,000 next season, then $850,000 in the 2016-17 season. The 23-year-old Grubauer won Game 2 of the Capitals' first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders, becoming the first German-born goalie to start...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Grubauer signs $1.5M, 2-year contract to stay with Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Goalie Philipp Grubauer has signed a $1.5 million, two-year contract to stay with the Washington Capitals. The team announced the deal Monday. It will pay Grubauer $650,000 next season, then $850,000 in the 2016-17 season. The 23-year-old Grubauer won Game 2 of the Capitals' first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders, becoming the first German...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals send G Philipp Grubauer back to Hershey of AHL

WASHINGTON (AP) After helping the Washington Capitals win their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders, backup goalie Philipp Grubauer has been re-assigned to Hershey of the American Hockey League. The move was announced Tuesday, a day after the Capitals eliminated the Islanders with a 2-1 victory in Game 7. On April 17, Grubauer was called up from the minors...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders v. Capitals Pre-Game Report: Game Three

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals: Game 3: Pregame Report When: Sunday, April 19th, 2015Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NYTime: 12:00 p.m. ESTTV: NBC Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The New York Islanders look to regain an advantage in its first round series with the Washington Capitals today at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. With the...
Via Islanders Insight
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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.
Via Capitals Outsider
April 18, 2015  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Play Incomplete Game, Fall To Caps 4-3

Tonight’s Recap Frustrating. Aggravating. Typical. Call it whatever you want, but no matter what you call it, the truth is that this one was one that got away from the Isles. Things became interesting before the game even started, with news that Braden Holtby was ill and Philipp Grubauer was called up to take his place. The Capitals skipped over backup Justin Peters and went with...
Via Islanders Insight
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ovechkin, Backstrom help Caps' fill-in G Grubauer beat Isles in Game 2

  Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals. Reunited on Washington's top line, Backstrom delivered a goal and two assists, and Ovechkin scored once, leading the Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Hershey Is In Good Shape

The Hershey Bears, AHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals, find themselves at the top of the American Hockey League after a successful six-point weekend. They possess the best record in the league with 77 points just ahead of the Manchester Monarchs, AHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, who are right on their heels with 75 points. In preparation for the Bears Calder Cup run...
Via Beyond The Benches
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Gruby Returns

When Philipp Grubauer woke up Friday morning knowing that he would be called up to the Washington Capitals. Grubauer was brought up to give Braden Holtby a breather, and Grubauer did quite well in the 3-2 shootout victory against the Anaheim Ducks. “I was really, really happy I got a chance to play,” Grubauer said. […]
Via Capitals Outsider
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Capitals edge Ducks in shootout 3-2

Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nicklas Backstrom scored shootout goals, Philipp Grubauer stopped 23 shots in his first NHL action of the season and the Washington Capitals defeated the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Friday night for their third straight victory. After Alex Ovechkin, Washington's third shooter, failed to score, Anaheim had a chance to extend the game. But Grubauer stopped Ryan Kesler...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Grubauer wins season debut as Capitals edge Ducks in shootout

  Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nicklas Backstrom scored shootout goals, Philipp Grubauer stopped 23 shots in his first NHL action of the season and the Washington Capitals defeated the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Friday night for their third straight victory. After Alex Ovechkin, Washington's third shooter, failed to score, Anaheim had a chance to extend the game. But Grubauer stopped Ryan Kesler...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Capitals edge Ducks in shootout 3-2

Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nicklas Backstrom scored shootout goals, Philipp Grubauer stopped 23 shots in his first NHL action of the season and the Washington Capitals defeated the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Friday night for their third straight victory. After Alex Ovechkin, Washington's third shooter, failed to score, Anaheim had a chance to extend the game. But Grubauer stopped Ryan Kesler...
Via Fox Sports West
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals score twice in shootout, edge Ducks 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nicklas Backstrom scored shootout goals, Philipp Grubauer stopped 23 shots in his first NHL action of the season and the Washington Capitals defeated the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Friday night. After Alex Ovechkin, Washington's third shooter, failed to score, Anaheim had a chance to extend the game. But Grubauer stopped Ryan Kesler. Jakob Silfverberg...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Michal Neuvirth makes ridiculous glove save on Frans Nielsen

Michal Neuvirth was just an afterthought for most of November, January, and all of December. However, over the Capitals’ last three game he’s taken control the starting job over Braden Holtby and Philipp Grubauer. Though he picked up the loss on Tuesday night, he only allowed one goal and made 27 saves, one of which was in style. This acrobatic windmill save may very well be...
Via Diehardsport
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Philipp Grubauer Bobblehead Review

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

Michal Neuvirth robs Gustav Nyquist

  Michal Neuvirth hasn’t gotten consistent playing time this season due to the emergence of Philipp Grubauer, but he has been playing well as of late. He also came up with a highlight reel glove save last night on Gustav Nyquist, who had a wide open net off of a bad rebound. The post Michal Neuvirth robs Gustav Nyquist appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
February 01, 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Three-Headed Monster in Goal

If the organization feels that Philipp Grubauer is a capable NHL start or backup, why rush into anything? If they are showcasing him for a trade, a far less likely option, all they have done is upset Braden Holtby and Michal Neuvirth.
Via Capitals Outsider
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Philipp Grubauer Keeps Playing Well, Despite Losses

Since being called up, Philipp Grubauer has played very well as the Capitals go-to goalie.
Via Capitals Outsider
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks defeat Capitals 2-1 in shootout

The San Jose Sharks don't have an explanation for their continued success against the Washington Capitals. Coming off a shutout loss at home, they're just happy to have the two points. Patrick Marleau scored the only goal of the shootout, lifting the Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the Capitals on Tuesday night, improving San Jose to 17-1 against Washington in the teams' last 18 meetings...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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