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Philipp Grubauer

26-Year-Old Goalie – Washington Capitals

2017-18 NHL Stats

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3.01

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.899

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.

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Grubauer saved all 17 shots he faced after entering in the second period of Monday's 3-1 loss to the Islanders.

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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 AHL HER 49 27 17 0 6 2.30 112 1422 1310 .921
2014-15 22 NHL WAS 1 1 0 0 0 1.85 2 25 23 .920
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 11 2 5 1 0 3.01 28 278 250 .899
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#2 Goalie
  1. Braden Holtby
  2. Philipp Grubauer
Washington Capitals

2017-18 Time On Ice Stats

50:49

Average Time On Ice

On average, Philipp Grubauer was on the ice for 50:49.

Year Ice Time
2015-16 50:30
2016-17 52:41
2017-18 50:49

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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%
Dec 16 ANA Did Not Play
Dec 14 @BOS Did Not Play
Dec 12 COL Did Not Play
Dec 11 @NYI 0 0 0 0.00 0 17 17 1.000
Dec 8 NYR Did Not Play
Dec 6 CHI Did Not Play
Dec 4 SAN 1 0 0 1.00 1 25 24 .960
Dec 2 CLM Did Not Play
Nov 30 LOS Did Not Play
Nov 25 @TOR Did Not Play
Nov 24 TAM 1 0 0 1.00 1 26 25 .962
Nov 22 OTT Did Not Play
Nov 20 CGY Did Not Play
Nov 18 MIN Did Not Play
Nov 16 @COL 0 1 0 6.10 6 28 22 .786
Nov 14 @NAS 0 0 0 0.00 0 6 6 1.000
Nov 12 EDM Did Not Play
Nov 10 PIT Did Not Play
Nov 7 @BUF 0 1 0 2.03 2 31 29 .935
Nov 6 ARI Did Not Play
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Nov 4 @BOS Did Not Play
Nov 2 NYI Did Not Play
Oct 29 @CGY 0 1 0 2.03 2 38 36 .947
Oct 28 @EDM Did Not Play
Oct 26 @VAN 0 0 0 2.40 1 8 7 .875
Oct 21 FLA 0 1 0 3.16 3 22 19 .864
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 stopped 24 of 25 shots Monday in a home win over San Jose.

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Grubauer will get the starting nod against the Sharks on Monday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.

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Grubauer allowed just one goal on 26 shots on his way to capturing his first victory of the season in a 3-1 win against the Lightning on Friday.

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Grubauer will defend the cage for Friday's matchup with the Lightning, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.

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Grubauer surrendered six goals on 28 shots during Thursday's 6-2 loss at the hands of the Avalanche.

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Grubauer will defend the cage for Thursday's tilt in Colorado.

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Grubauer saved all six shots he faced in the third period of Tuesday's 6-3 loss to Nashville.

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Grubauer allowed two goals on 31 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Buffalo.

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Grubauer will be the road starter against the Sabres on Tuesday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.

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Grubauer allowed two goals on 38 shots in a 2-1 loss against the Flames on Sunday.

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Grubauer will defend the goal for Sunday evening's road contest against the Flames, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.

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Grubauer allowed one goal on eight shots after relieving an ineffective Braden Holtby in Thursday's 6-2 loss at Vancouver.

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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.