Braden Holtby


Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer dropped his stick, shook off his blocker and catching glove, and stood in front of Mitch Korn with a pair of open palms.


When the Capitals began their search for a free-agent goaltender to back up Braden Holtby, they had several factors to consider.


Amidst their defensive signings, the Capitals addressed their need for a backup goaltender with the addition of Justin Peters.


Shortly after being named goaltending coach of the Capitals, Mitch Korn took part in a conference call with reporters Tuesday night.

Here are some highlights:


Before Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan can decide his trade options heading into next weekend’s NHL draft in Philadelphia, he must first answer this question: