In an interview with reporters, George McPhee says he expects Jaroslav Halak and Braden Holtby to battle for ice time.
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George McPhee spoke to media at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday and gave some insight on what it took to orchestrate a deal for Dustin Penner.
George McPhee extended a vote of confidence for goaltender Braden Holtby who is now likely the backup to newly acquired netminder Jaroslav Halak.
The Capitals have acquired goaltender Jaroslav Halak and a 2015 third round pick from the Buffalo Sabres. Off to Buffalo are Michal Neuvirth and Rostislav Klesla.