|Assets:||Owns a very projectable frame. Is a very good athlete and has excellent puck-stopping ability. Is also capable of making spectacular saves look routine.|
|Flaws:||Needs to fill out his 6-1 frame, since there are questions about his stamina and ability to carry the mail as a 60-game starter in the professional ranks.|
|Career Potential:||Talented goaltender with upside.|
|11/30/2013||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|9/27/2013||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|5/10/2013||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|4/01/2013||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|3/31/2013||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|3/10/2013||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|3/07/2013||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|2/28/2013||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|2/27/2013||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|1/07/2013||Re-assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|10/28/2012||Re-assigned to Reading (ECHL).|
|10/19/2012||Re-assigned to Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|10/05/2012||Re-assigned to Reading Royals (ECHL).|
|10/04/2012||Re-assigned to Reading Royals (ECHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|9/22/2011||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|10/04/2010||Signed by the Washington Capitals to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/22/2010||Returned to his junior team (Kingston-OHL).|
|6/26/2010||Drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 4th round (112th overall) in 2010.|
Washington will start Philipp Grubauer Friday | 12/13/2013 3:51 PM
NewsPhilipp Grubauer will make his second career NHL start on Friday.
ImpactGrubauer came into Tuesday's contest after Braden Holtby allowed three goals on just eight shots. Grubauer turned aside 32 of 34 shots in regulation to help Washington earn a come-from-behind 6-5 shootout victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Philipp Grubauer notches unlikely win | 12/10/2013 10:16 PM
NewsPhilipp Grubauer earned his second career NHL win despite the fact that he didn't even start the game for the Washington Capitals on Tuesday.
ImpactHe stopped 32 out of 34 shots in 52:47 of ice time on Tuesday. While he probably doesn't have a ton of long-term value, he could grab a start here and there in the next couple weeks ... especially if Braden Holtby keeps struggling.
G Phillipp Grubauer picks up first career win | 12/08/2013 10:28 PM
NewsWashington goaltender Phillipp Grubauer, in his fourth NHL game and second appearance of the season, stopped 30 shots en route to the Caps' 4-1 victory over the Rangers in New York Sunday night.
ImpactIt was Grubauer's first NHL victory. The 22-year-old played one period on Dec. 3 and steered away the nine shots he faced from the Carolina Hurricanes.
Philipp Grubauer gets the start for Capitals | 12/08/2013 5:21 PM
NewsIt appears that Philipp Grubauer will receive his first start of the 2013-14 season as the Washington Capitals are going with him against the New York Rangers on Sunday.
Katie Carrera on Twitter
ImpactThe 22-year-old played for one period against the Carolina Hurricanes on Dec. 3, stopping the nine shots he faced. Other than that, he hasn't played this season and only has four games of NHL experience overall. If you just need a Hail Mary attempt for a win - or even just to hit the games played minimum for the week - then Grubauer might be a decent last resort.
G Phillipp Grubauer may start today for Caps | 11/30/2013 10:51 AM
NewsGoaltender Phillipp Grubauer has been recalled by the Washington Capitals and may be in goal when the team visits the New York Islanders tonight.
ImpactBackup goalie Michal Neuvirth was sidelined by a lower body injury that occurred when he stepped on a puck during warm-ups before Friday night's 3-2 win over the Canadiens. Braden Holtby ended up starting on short notice and won in a game that required a shootout. The Caps may wish to rest Holtby tonight so don`t be surprised to see Grubauer start against the slumping Isles, who`ve lost five consecutive games.
Washington reassigns Philipp Grubauer to AHL | 04/01/2013 5:41 PM
NewsPhilipp Grubauer has been sent down to the minors.
Katie Carrera on Twitter
ImpactThat's probably an indication that Michal Neuvirth, who took a high during Saturday's morning skate, is feeling okay. Grubauer has a 3.57 GAA and .915 save percentage in two games with Washington this season.
Philipp Grubauer back in the show | 03/31/2013 12:03 PM
NewsThe Washington Capitals have recalled Philipp Grubauer from the Hershey Bears of the AHL Sunday.
Official website of the Washington Capitals
ImpactBackup goaltender Michal Neuvirth took a shot up high during Saturday's morning skate and isn't feeling well enough to start tonight in Philly. Grubauer will backup starter Braden Holtby tonight.
Philipp Grubauer back in Hershey | 03/10/2013 9:59 AM
NewsThe Washington Capitals have assigned Philipp Grubauer to the Hershey Bears of AHL Sunday.
Official website of the Washington Capitals
ImpactGrubauer was originally drafted in the fourth round, 112th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and made his made his first career NHL start last night in a loss against the Islanders. The move likely means Michal Neuvirth is healthy enough to back up Braden Holtby today.
Philipp Grubauer allows five in loss to Isles | 03/09/2013 4:15 PM
NewsPhilipp Grubauer was beaten five times on 45 shots in Saturday afternoon's 5-2 loss against the Islanders.
ImpactThe 21-year-old goalie was peppered with shots in his first NHL start. The Capitals gave him the nod because Braden Holtby is slated to play at home versus the Rangers Sunday in another matinee tilt.
Grubauer to make first NHL start Saturday | 03/09/2013 11:54 AM
NewsPhillipp Grubauer will make his first NHL start Saturday afternoon against the Islanders.
Katire Carrera Twitter
ImpactHis numbers in the AHL were nothing speacial and he is not regarded as a top prospect. Grubauer is just filling in for a sick Michal Neuvirth. Braden Holtby will start against the Rangers on Sunday. Adjust your goaltending rotation immediately as Saturday's game starts at 1:00 pm ET.
Grubauer might get a start this weekend | 03/08/2013 5:11 PM
NewsPhilipp Grubauer might start on Saturday or Sunday.
ImpactMichal Neuvirth has already been ruled out of Saturday's game due to an illness. Capitals coach Adam Oates left the door open to using Grubauer rather than asking Braden Holtby to start in back-to-back games.
Capitals promote Philipp Grubauer | 03/07/2013 12:19 PM
NewsThe Washington Capitals have summoned Philipp Grubauer.
ImpactGrubauer will probably warm the bench on Thursday because Michal Neuvirth is ill. Grubauer turned aside all 14 shots he faced in his NHL debut on Feb. 27.
Washington calls up G Philipp Grubauer | 02/27/2013 1:33 PM
NewsPhilipp Grubauer has been called up from the minors by the Washington Capitals.
ImpactHe is expected to back up Braden Holtby Wednesday night because Michael Neuvirth is out with an illness. Grubauer has posted a 6-4-1 record with a .928 save percentage and 2.10 goals-against average with AHL Hershey this season.
|Date||Team||Opp||Decision||MIN||SO||GA||SHA||YTD GAA||YTD SV%||YTD Record||Status|
|Shots Against||34||vs. TB||Dec 10||45|
|Saves||32||vs. TB||Dec 10||40|
|Games Played In||2||2012-13 (Wsh)|
|Goal Against Average||3.57*||2012-13 (Wsh)|
|Save percentage||.915*||2012-13 (Wsh)|
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