FROM LEFT: Michal Neuvirth; Mike Knuble

The Kid
Michal Neuvirth, #30
Scoop: A 23-year-old goaltender from the Czech Republic, he saw his first regular action last season and went 27-12-4 with four shutouts.
Catches: Left
Most shots faced in a game: 45
Ambitions: “Now that I’m in the NHL, I want to win the Stanley Cup.”

The Vet
Mike Knuble, #22
Scoop: The backbone of the Capitals’ second line, the 39-year-old Knuble finished third on the team in goals in 2010–11 with 24.
Words to live by: “Be a good teammate, work hard for your teammate, and have fun with your teammate.”
Superstition: “I stop at Starbucks for coffee for every home game. It’s the same Starbucks and the same coffee. I drink it on the way to the rink, and then I’m ready.”

ON NEUVIRTH: Three-piece suit, Hickey Freeman (S2,095). Streets of Georgetown, 1254 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-295-9098. Striped shirt, Burberry ($295). 1155 Connecticut Ave. NW, 202-463-3000. Cashmere tie, Brunello Cucinelli ($215). Neiman Marcus, Mazza Gallerie, 202-966-9700. Transocean watch, Breitling ($5,010). Liljenquist & Beckstead, Tysons Galleria, 703-448-6731. Oiled calf-leather inside-out shoe, Louis Vuitton ($995). The Collection at Chevy Chase, 301-656-1827

ON KNUBLE: Wool vest (sold as full suit), Polo Ralph Lauren ($2,195). 1245 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-965-0905. Check shirt, Hart Schaffner Marx ($98.50). Dillard’s, 11824 W. Broadway, Richmond, 804-253-0182. Jude trousers, Club Monaco ($130). Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, Arlington, 703-413-6642. Slim wool tie, Burberry ($165). 1155 Connecticut Ave. NW, 202-463-3000. Watch and socks, Knuble’s own. Penny loafers, Bass ($99). 

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