Braden Holtby has played in 24 of the Caps' 29 games this season. That's why Philipp Grubauer will be facing the Rangers tonight [7 p.m., CSN]
Including Game 6 and 7 of last year’s playoffs, the Capitals have been blanked by Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist three straight times.
Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist recently became the highest-paid puck stopper in the world. He’s expected to face the Caps tonight.
Nate Schmidt made his NHL debut this season after an injury to John Erskine, on Saturday he scored his first career goal.
Adam Oates post-game comments praised some unsung players for the Capitals, specifically on defense.