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Philipp Grubauer

25-Year-Old Goalie – Washington Capitals

2017-18 NHL Stats

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2017-18 NHL Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

The Capitals left Grubauer exposed ahead of the Vegas expansion draft, and they were fortunate that the new club claimed blueliner Nate Schmidt instead, leaving the German netminder to reprise his role as Braden Holtby's backup. He excelled in that job last year, going 13-6-...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 191   DOB: 11/25/1991   BORN: Rosenheim, Germany   DRAFTED: 4th Rd, #112 Overall in 2010   Show ContractHide Contract

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Philipp Grubauer Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the Capitals worth $1.5 million in July of 2017.

October 20, 2017  –  Philipp Grubauer News

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Grubauer is set to be between the pipes against the visiting Panthers on Saturday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.

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Philipp Grubauer NHL Stats
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  Goalie Stats
Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2012-13 20 NHL WAS 2 0 1 0 0 3.57 5 59 54 .915
2013-14 21 NHL WAS 17 6 5 5 0 2.38 35 469 434 .925
2014-15 22 NHL WAS 1 1 0 0 0 1.85 2 25 23 .920
2014-15 22 AHL HER 49 27 17 0 6 2.30 112 1422 1310 .921
2015-16 23 NHL WAS 22 8 9 1 0 2.32 43 523 480 .918
2016-17 24 NHL WAS 24 13 6 2 3 2.04 43 585 542 .926
2017-18 25 NHL WAS 2 0 1 1 0 5.85 12 77 65 .844
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#2 Goalie
  1. Braden Holtby
  2. Philipp Grubauer
Washington Capitals

2017-18 Time On Ice Stats

61:34

Average Time On Ice

On average, Philipp Grubauer was on the ice for 61:34.

Year Ice Time
2015-16 50:30
2016-17 52:41
2017-18 61:34

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2017-18 NHL Game Log   Philipp Grubauer
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Date Opp W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Oct 20 @DET Did Not Play
Oct 17 TOR Did Not Play
Oct 14 @PHI 0 1 0 8.00 8 37 29 .784
Oct 13 @NJD Did Not Play
Oct 11 PIT Did Not Play
Oct 9 @TAM 0 0 1 3.81 4 40 36 .900
Oct 7 MON Did Not Play
Oct 5 @OTT Did Not Play

Philipp Grubauer: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Grubauer made 29 saves but allowed eight goals in Saturday's 8-2 loss to the Flyers.

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Grubauer will tend the twine for Saturday's clash with Philadelphia, Tarik El-Bashir of NBC Sports Washington reports.

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Grubauer allowed four goals on 40 shots during Monday's overtime loss to Tampa Bay.

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Grubauer will tend the twine against the Lightning on Monday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.

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Grubauer will play two periods Saturday against the Hurricanes, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.

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Grubauer inked a one-year contract with Washington on Thursday worth $1.5 million.

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Grubauer is available to be drafted by Vegas, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.

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Grubauer has received a qualifying offer from the Capitals, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.

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Grubauer will leave Friday evening to join Team Germany at the World Championship, JJ Reagan of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.

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Grubauer saved just seven of nine shots in the third period of Saturday's Game 2 loss to Pittsburgh.

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Grubauer allowed one goal on six shots in relief of Braden Holtby during a 2-0 loss to the Panthers on Sunday.

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Grubauer delivered a 21-save, 3-1 win over the Bruins on Saturday.

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2017-18

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2016-17

The 24-year-old Grubauer gets to play behind one of the best goalies around as Braden Holtby’s backup, a gig that leaves him little to do on most game nights, but is surely teaching him a lot. He’s already taken a star turn in the AHL and delivered when called upon in the playoffs two seasons ago, and there’s no complaining about the German’s NHL rate stats to this point. For fantasy purposes, though, he’s little more than a handcuff to Holtby outside of very deep leagues where every goalie start counts.

2015-16

Money in the bank. That’s what Grubauer was when he stepped into the blue ice in Game 2 of the Caps’ first-round playoff series against the Isles this past spring. Starter Braden Holtby was sick, so the Caps promoted Grubauer from the AHL instead of turning to backup Justin Peters to save the day. And save it he did, winning to square the series at a game apiece. This guy has nothing left to prove in the AHL. He was 27-17-5 with a .921 save percentage in 2014-15, but stumbled a bit in the Calder Cup playoffs. The Caps will need to make a decision on Peters at some point this season, so it’s really just a matter of when, not if, Grubauer becomes their backup. It could happen out of camp or they may wait until midseason. Either way, Holtby is a horse, so Grubauer won’t get enough starts to be relevant in most formats. He might eventually see between 20 and 25 starts, but not until at least 2016-17.

2014-15

Although Braden Holtby’s subpar campaign certainly was a significant factor in the Capitals’ goaltending controversy during the 2013-2014 season, a better-than-expected showing by Grubauer at the NHL level was also a contributing factor. A fourth-round pick of the Capitals in 2010, Grubauer certainly displayed his abilities as a starting goaltender, sporting a 2.38 GAA and .925 save percentage in 17 outings for the Capitals last season. With the signing of Justin Peters, the Capitals appear to be taking it slow with Grubauer, as they are firmly committed to Holtby as the lead goaltender for the time being. Still, Grubauer’s natural skills and the reputation the new coaching staff has for shepherding goalies means the 22-year-old should have a bright future in the NHL at some point, although not likely until after the 2014-2015 season.

2013-14

Grubauer made his NHL debut in March 2013; he played in just two games, allowing two goals on 59 shots. He was also effective in the AHL and was named to the ECHL all-star team. His initial value depends on whether or not he can beat out Michael Neuvirth for the backup job or lands in the AHL as Hersey's No. 1. In any case he should be on the radar of all keeper leagues as this raw but talented goalie has some upside.