Before Tuesday night’s 5-2 loss to the Florida Panthers, Capitals coach Barry Trotz talked about how his confidence in Philipp Grubauer is stronger than the one he had in backup goaltender Justin
At the start of February in 2015, the Caps had 33 games remaining in their regular season schedule. Braden Holtby ended up playing in 30 of those games.
If you were going to make a list of the players the Caps could not afford to lose this season, it would be pretty short.
The Capitals (33-7-3, 69 points) visit the Buffalo Sabres (17-22-4, 38 points) tonight at First Niagara Center (6:30 p.m., CSN). Here’s our AAA Keys to the Game: