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Phillipp Grubauer

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The Resume

    (November 25, 1991- )
    Born in Rosenheim, Germany
    Drafted 112th overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft
    Goaltender for the Washington Capitals (2013-18)
    Memorial Cup champion (2010)
    Stanley Cup champion (2018)

Why he might be annoying:

    He spells his first name with two P's on the end.
    He was initially the Caps starting goaltender at the start of the 2018 playoffs, only to be relieved after the team lost their first game.
    He was described as being too quiet by his teammates.
    He falters in the playoffs, which is in contrast to his strong regular seasons.
    He blew a 2-0 series lead, which led to the Avs elimination in the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs, at the hands of the Vegas Golden Knights.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is the first German-born goaltender in NHL history to get his name engraved on the Stanley Cup.
    He overcame a bout of mononucleosis, which cost him the majority of his overage season in Windsor.
    He established himself as a starting goaltender, following his trade to the Avalanche.
    He was the first German goaltender in NHL history to start in a Stanley Cup playoff game (2015).
    He surpassed Patrick Roy's record for consecutive wins in a single postseason (6 in 2021).

Credit: Ricky

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 6 Votes: 66.67% Annoying