Philipp Grubauer


In the NHL playoffs, strong goaltending can often be the key to success.


Down 1-0 in the series and without their starting goalie, you could understand if the Capitals began to panic Friday night after going down 2-0 to the New York Islanders in Game 2.


Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-3 win over the New York Islanders in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Friday night at Verizon Center:


Hershey update: 40-18-5-2, 1st in the East Division, 2nd in the Eastern Conference. Last week: 3-0-0-0


Good Friday and welcome to the first (snowy) day of spring! It’s time for our Penn Quarter Sports Tavern Friday Six-Pack, where we try to keep it real with your questions on the Capitals.