Philipp Grubauer

Caps' Philipp Grubauer will be handle goalie duties versus Lightning

The Washington Capitals are giving backup goalie Philipp Grubauer the start in goal on Monday.

What It Means:

Grubauer is making his first appearance of the season after Braden Holtby was in goal the first two games. Grubauer was solid last season for the Caps, posting a 2.03 goals against average, .926 save percentage, and 3 shutouts in 24 games played in 2016-17.

Our models project Grubauer for 2.4 goals allowed, 26.8 saves, and a 57.0% chance of winning for 19.2 FanDuel points on Monday.