Latest Philipp Grubauer News

Training camps opening after NHL's shortest offseason

Sep. 21, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

Every offseason feels short to Philipp Grubauer, though this one was a doozy. After playing the most games of his NHL career, the German goaltender saw his season end with Colorado in June, waited for a new contract and, by the end of July, joined the expansion Seattle...

Another step toward Kraken debut as practice facility opens

Sep. 09, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Just as the invited guests were being welcomed inside Thursday morning, the main practice rink at the Seattle Kraken’s practice facility was already filled with the sounds of pucks being shot and skates on ice. It was an informal workout for the players...

Expansion Kraken revise Grubauer's deal after CBA violation

Aug. 01, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

The expansion Seattle Kraken have revised their contract with goaltender Philipp Grubauer after the initial deal was rejected by the NHL for violating the collective bargaining agreement, according to a person with knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The...

Grubauer surprised, excited to get opportunity with Kraken

Jul. 30, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When the NHL free agency window opened, the Seattle Kraken's front office was stunned to see goaltender Philipp Grubauer wasn't already headed back to Colorado. They weren’t alone. “A little bit surprised for sure,” Grubauer...

NHL teams overcome flat cap to make splashes in free agency

Jul. 29, 2021 05:05 AM EDT

NHL teams combined for a series of splashes in free agency, managing to make major moves despite the salary cap staying flat for a third straight year. Over the first 12 hours of the signing period Wednesday, teams in the league signed 160-plus...

Expansion Kraken land Grubauer; Lightning breakup continues

Jul. 28, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

There was a method to the Seattle Kraken’s approach to preserve salary cap space while making their expansion draft selections. After laying in wait, the Kraken made one of the biggest splashes in free agency by signing goalie Philipp Grubauer to a six-year, $35.4...

Kraken make splash to start free agency by signing Grubauer

Jul. 28, 2021 20:25 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Philipp Grubauer is going from anchoring a Presidents Trophy-winning roster to the unknowns of playing for an expansion franchise. The Seattle Kraken had plenty of money to throw at Grubauer to make it happen. After a somewhat...

Goalies on the move: Grubauer to Kraken, Holtby to Stars

Jul. 28, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

A Vezina Trophy finalist landed in Seattle, the Hurricanes turned over their entire group, and several accomplished veterans who had their contracts bought out found new homes on a busy day for NHL goaltenders. More than a dozen goalies changed places Wednesday, altering...

Grubauer, Hamilton among top names entering NHL free agency

Jul. 28, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

The stars available at the top end of the NHL free agent market should make things interesting Wednesday afternoon. And scratch Colorado's Gabriel Landeskog off the list, after the Avalanche captain signed an eight-year, $56 million contract late Tuesday night. ...

Spotlight on Hurricanes, Avalanche with free agency looming

Jul. 25, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

Hours after signing Norris Trophy finalist defenseman Cale Makar to a long-term contract, Joe Sakic still is not sure the Colorado Avalanche will be able to bring back captain Gabriel Landeskog and starting goaltender Philipp Grubauer. “I don’t know,” Colorado's...