The Washington Capitals just announced that Philipp Grubauer will get the start tonight over Braden Holtby who is under the weather. Justin Peters will serve as the back-up. We knew something was up when the Holtbeast didn’t come out this evening for his pre-game visualization routine.
Around 6:45pm, Holtby arrived at Verizon Center according to CSN’s Jill Sorenson.
Was told Holtby just arrived, is assumed that he will travel w team to NYI. #CapitalsTalk
— Jill Sorenson (@JillCSN) April 17, 2015
Alex Prewitt reports that the Caps will leave for New York immediately after the game and practice there Saturday.
To follow @JillCSN, Capitals are flying to Long Island after the game tonight, practicing there tomorrow afternoon.
— Alex Prewitt (@alex_prewitt) April 17, 2015
So tonight should definitely be interesting with Grubi in goal!