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Philipp Grubauer | Goalie | #31

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (25) / 11/25/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 182
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 4 (112) / WAS
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Philipp Grubauer made 32 saves on 35 shots Saturday night to life the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Stars.
Grubauer did not get off to a strong start as the Stars outshot the Caps 25 to 13 in the first two periods. He gave up one goal on 15 shots in the first and two on 10 shots in the second, but settled down once his teammates began to score in the third. Grubauer faced another 10 shots in that period, but was perfect and sent the game into overtime. Jay Beagle scored the game winner 19 seconds into the extra period, so Grubauer did not have to face another shot. Grubauer now has a record of 9-1-2 with a save percentage of .925. Jan 22 - 12:37 AM

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Philipp Grubauer will be in net for the Capitals against the Stars on Saturday.

Washington's understudy has been sensational this season, posting an 8-1-2 record with 20 goals against and an .927 save percentage in 11 games so far this season.
Jan 21 - 1:11 PM

Look for Philipp Grubauer to get the start in three of the Capitals next eight games.

As good as starter Braden Holtby has been this season, Grubauer is matching him every step of the way with an 8-1-1 mark to go with a 1.74 GAA and a .935 save percentage. Coach Barry Trotz suggested that Grubauer will play once during the upcoming Dad's trip and with the Capitals having a pair of back-to-back games upcoming, he will get a start in each of those games. He is worth putting on your roster as he has been great this season.
Jan 16 - 9:35 AM

Philipp Grubauer collected the second shutout of the season, and career, by stopping all 24 pucks the Flyers sent his way in the 5-0 matinee win on Sunday.

The young understudy was simply sensational, turning away all nine Philadelphia power play shots across five opportunities. To wit, the Caps didn't score until mid-way through the game and then potted four in the third period. Suffice it to say, Grubauer was their backbone today and improves his record to 8-1-1 thus far.
Jan 15 - 3:33 PM

Philipp Grubauer will get the start in goal for Washington Sunday.

Grubauer was last between the pipes on January 3 when he replaced Braden Holtby at the start of the second period and stopped 15 of 17 shots in leading the Capitals to a 6-5 overtime win over Toronto. On the year Grubauer is 7-1-1 with a 1.94 GAA and a .929 save percentage, amazing stats for a backup goalie. Start him if you can on Sunday.
Jan 15 - 10:38 AM

Philipp Grubauer stopped 15 of 17 shots in Washington's 6-5 OT win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Grubauer entered the game at the start of the second period after the Caps yanked Braden Holtby. Grubauer has a 7-1-1 record with a 1.94 goals-against-average and a .929 save percentage this season. He continues to be a solid backup goalie, but he's not on the fantasy radar.
Jan 3 - 10:49 PM

Phillip Grubauer rolled past the Devils with 21 saves during the 6-2 win on Saturday.

He also stopped all six asked of him during the penalty kill. He's now won four straight games, though it worth noting that he beat Buffalo twice and Carolina during the streak.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 04:41:00 PM

The Capitals have tabbed Philipp Grubauer against the Devils on Saturday.

Through seven games this season the understudy has performed quite well. He's 5-1-1 with just 13 goals against and a .934 save percentage.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 12:40:00 PM

Philipp Grubauer stopped 27 of 30 shots in Friday's 4-3 shootout win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Carolina missed the target on both their shootout attempts against him. Grubauer has won each of his last three starts and he has a 5-1-1 record with a 1.83 goals-against-average and a .934 save percentage.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 11:26:00 PM

Philipp Grubauer will be the Capitals' starter on Friday.

That probably means Washington will use Braden Holtby on Saturday instead. Grubauer has a 4-1-1 record, 1.67 GAA, and .940 save percentage in six starts this season.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 04:56:00 PM

Philipp Grubauer allowed one goal on 28 shots in Friday's 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Grubauer hasn't played often this season, but he's been relatively effective in his limited minutes. He's given up two goals or less in five of his six appearances, which is pretty remarkable. Grubauer has a 4-1-1 record with a 1.67 goals-against-average and a .941 save percentage this season.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 11:25:00 PM

The Capitals will go with Philipp Grubauer between the pipes on Friday against the Sabres.

Through the understudy's first five games this season he's 3-1-1 with just nine goals against and a .936 save percentage. Gurbauer's also already beaten the Sabre this season, allowing just one goal on 33 total shots.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 06:21:00 PM

Philipp Grubauer stopped 32 of 33 shots in Friday's 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

It was his first win since Oct. 29 (he only played two games since then). Grubauer has a 3-1-1 record with a 1.80 goals-against-average and a .936 save percentage this season. He has no fantasy value in any leagues.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016 08:20:00 PM

Look for Philipp Grubauer to play between the pipes on Friday.

Grubauer was the first netminder off the ice following the morning skate. If he does start, it will be his first action since Nov. 15.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016 11:31:00 AM

Philipp Grubauer allowed two goals on 27 shots in Tuesday's 2-1 OT loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Caps head coach Barry Trotz surprisingly gave Grubauer a second consecutive start after he felt his team let their goalie out to dry in a 5-1 loss to Carolina on Saturday. Things were better tonight, but the Capitals didn't give Grubauer much of a cushion. He has a 2-1-1 record with a 2.00 goals-against-average and a .925 save percentage this season.
Tue, Nov 15, 2016 10:01:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Andre Burakovsky
4Daniel Winnik
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Brett Connolly
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer