Philipp Grubauer


Few players are able to jump right into the NHL when they are drafted, it takes time to develop into a professional player. Some never make the transition from juniors or the AHL to the NHL.


Two years ago, when the Capitals hired Scott Murray to tend to the team’s netminders in Hershey, the 36-year-old goalie coach didn’t know a whole lot about Philipp Grubauer, a talented but raw goa


One way or the other, the Capitals are going to pay Justin Peters $950,000 and Philipp Grubauer $650,000 to play hockey for the next eight months.


Barring some late summer moves, the Capitals' roster for next season is set. That means it's time for everyone's offseason activity: projecting the lineup.


When he bravely walked into the lion’s den of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the New York Islanders, goaltender Philipp Grubauer wasn’t thinking about the possibility of si