The New York Times: Three Goalies and One Net

Neuvy/Varly

Photo credit: Chris Gordon

Earlier in the season, some of the critics (and at least one esteemed newspaper columnist) were saying that the Caps needed an older and more experienced netminder. Now, the quandry is that they have an abundance of young talent and need to finally settle on a goalie before the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

With Braden Holtby back in Hershey, the contest seems to be down to Michael Neuvirth and Semyon Varlamov. The young goalies, by the way, were roommates on the Caps recent road trip. What did they talk about? “Expensive cars,” Neuvirth confided after Monday’s practice.

Read more about the goalies and the choice Bruce Boudreau faces in this post by RMNB’s own Chris Gordon for The New York Times’ Slap Shot.

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