ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals.will be the playoff goaltender for the top-seeded
Coach Tuesday morning‘s practice.ended the suspense by making the announcement after
Theodore will start Thursday’s opener in the first-round series against the Montreal Canadiens. Unlike last year, Boudreau said Theodore will not be on a short leash.
Theodore was benched after one game of last year’s playoffs and replaced by Semyon Varlamov.