Goalie Philipp Grubauer signs 2-year contract to stay with Capitals
Goalie Philipp Grubauer has signed a $1.5 million, two-year contract to stay with the Washington Capitals.
The team announced the deal Monday. It will pay Grubauer $650,000 next season, then $850,000 in the 2016-17 season.
The 23-year-old Grubauer won Game 2 of the Capitals' first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders, becoming the first German-born goalie to start an NHL playoff game.
He has appeared in 20 career games for the Capitals, going 7-6-5 with a 2.44 goals-against average and a .924 save percentage.