Blue Jackets vs. Capitals: Grubauer to Start Game Two
The goaltender gets a chance to redeem his game one performance.
After the Washington Capitals fell to your Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 in overtime on Thursday night, Capitals coach Barry Trotz was non-commital when he was asked about his goaltending situation.
Today, the Capitals confirmed that Philipp Grubauer will indeed get the start in Game Two.
“I have a lot of confidence in him, and we’ll be ready.” — #Caps Coach Barry Trotz, breaking down his decision to stick with Philipp Grubauer for Game 2. #CapsJackets #CBJ pic.twitter.com/W5sdf70u8e— Tarik El-Bashir⌨️🎙🏒 (@TarikNBCS) April 14, 2018
Grubauer saved 23 of 27 shots on Thursday night.
The Blue Jackets now know the opposing netminder for Sunday’s Game Two. Can the team put four goals past him again and come home with a commanding 2-0 series lead?
We are 31 hours from finding out.