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Justin Peters | Goalie

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/30/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
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Justin Peters is likely over his lower-body injury.
That's based on the fact that the Capitals have sent goalie Philipp Grubauer to the minors. Peters has a 3.38 GAA and .879 save percentage in 11 contests in 2014-15. Mar 17 - 11:50 AM

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Justin Peters missed practice on Saturday after sustaining a lower body injury on Friday.

Petes saw action on Friday in relief of Braden Holtby and is considered questionable for Sunday's contest. Even if he is healthy enough to play, Braden Holtby should get the start.
Mar 15 - 11:20 AM

Justin Peters relieved Braden Holtby after the fourth goal Friday and shut down the Dallas Stars the remainder of the way.

It did not do any good as the Capitals lost 4-2 Friday night with Peters stopping all nine shots sent his way. Peters remains 3-5-1 this season and lowered his GAA to 3.38 while raising his save percentage to .879.
Mar 14 - 11:05 AM

Justin Peters stopped 30 of 33 shots in Sunday's 5-3 win over Anaheim.

Peters' winless slump is finally over. The Capitals' backup goaltender had previously lost three consecutive starts but he hadn't collected a win since November 8th. It's a good thing that Braden Holtby has been a rock between the pipes for Washington, because Peters' numbers haven't been very flattering. His record improves to 3-5-1 and he has an ugly 3.52 goals-against-average and a .875 save percentage.
Feb 15 - 11:01 PM

Justin Peters will get the start in Sunday's game against Anaheim.

The 28-year-old has a 2-5-1 record with a 3.58 goals-against-average and a .870 save percentage in 9 games this season. He has dropped three consecutive starts and hasn't won a game since November 8th.
Feb 15 - 6:14 PM

Justin Peters allowed four goals on 40 shots in Washington's 4-3 loss to St. Louis on Sunday.

Peters made some key saves when the game was close, but he was unable to pick up the win. As good as starter Braden Holtby has been for Washington, Peters has been nothing more than average. His record falls to 2-5-1 with a 3.58 goals-against-average and a .870 save percentage. He has lost three straight decisions, and he hasn't won a game since November 8th.
Feb 1 - 4:03 PM

Justin Peters will get the starts against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday.

Braden Holtby was fantastic in a 1-0 overtime loss to Montreal on Saturday, but the Capitals will give him a rest today. Peters is 2-4-1 with a 3.52 goals-against-average and a .864 save percentage.
Feb 1 - 11:33 AM

Justin Peters yielded five goals on 26 shots in Washington’s 5-4 loss to the Stars on Saturday night.

Peters was making his first start since Nov. 29, a span of 21 consecutive games for Braden Holtby. Peters has not been good — with a 3.51 goals-against average and .864 save percentage — but the Capitals need to give him more time between the pipes to get him into a rhythm and give Holtby more time off. Holtby is due to make around 70 starts.
Jan 17 - 11:12 PM

Justin Peters will get a rare start on Saturday.

Braden Holtby has played in 21 consecutive games heading into action on Saturday. Peters is 2-3-1 with a 3.28 GAA and a .872 save percentage. Use him at your own risk.
Jan 17 - 10:47 AM

Justin Peters has been assigned to AHL Hershey for a conditioning stint.

The Capitals made their intentions known on Thursday, but now it's actually happened. Peters is expected to stay in the minors over the weekend before rejoining the Capitals. This move was made because the Capitals have exclusively used Braden Holtby for over a month now.
Jan 9 - 12:21 PM

The Washington Capitals intend to loan Justin Peters to AHL Hershey for conditioning this weekend.

He is slated to join the Capitals' AHL affiliate in Albany on Friday, according to coach Barry Trotz. The Bears play on Friday and Sunday. Peters hasn't seen NHL action since Nov. 29. Braden Holtby will make his 23rd straight start on Thursday versus Philadelphia.
Jan 8 - 5:40 PM

Justin Peters is waiting for his next opportunity to play for Washington.

"It's just part of the job," Peters said. "Ideally, I want to play every night. Same with Braden and he's playing great. I want the same thing. I'm a competitive guy. But it's not happening and I just need to be patient." Braden Holtby got the nod on Monday and Tuesday before the Christmas break. The Capitals don't have another back-to-back situation until Jan. 7 and 8. Peters hasn't started since Nov. 29 when he was pulled in a 6-2 loss to Toronto.
Thu, Dec 25, 2014 05:01:00 PM

Justin Peters played two periods in the Capitals’ 6-2 loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

The Capitals goaltenders in general had a pretty miserable night. Peters, who was pulled for the second then came back for the third, gave up three goals on 11 shots, good for a .727 save percentage. In relief, Braden Holtby allowed three to get by him in the second period on 12 shots, good for a .750 save percentage. Peters has a 3.28 goals-against average and .872 save percentage on the year.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 11:06:00 PM

Justin Peters will get the start in Saturday's game against Toronto.

Peters is 2-3-1 with a 3.15 goals-against-average and a .882 save percentage this season.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 12:40:00 PM

Justin Peters gave up four goals on 34 shots in the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the Blues on Saturday night.

Peters has proven to be a sieve between the pipes in Washington. The expectation was that he’d come over and provide some veteran experience as a backup behind Braden Holtby. Instead, he’s been a liability with a 3.15 goals-against average and .882 save percentage. You need two good goalies in the NHL nowadays, and right now, the Caps don’t have them.
Sat, Nov 15, 2014 11:10:00 PM

Depth Charts

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PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Brooks Laich
4Michael Latta
5Liam O'Brien
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Joel Ward
4Curtis Glencross
5Jason Chimera
RW1Troy Brouwer
2Eric Fehr
3Tom Wilson
4Jay Beagle
D1Matt Niskanen
2John Carlson
3Mike Green
4Brooks Orpik
5Karl Alzner
6Tim Gleason
7Nate Schmidt
8Dmitry Orlov
9John Erskine
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters