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Capitals goalie Braden Holtby after the team's loss to the Red Wings

Braden Holtby spoke with the media following the Capitals' loss to the Redwings in a shootout
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 days ago

Braden Holtby to wear equality-themed mask in support of ‘Hockey is for Everyone’ month

  The NHL is celebrating “Hockey is for Everyone” this month. Various players and teams around the league have used rainbow-themed tape around their hockey sticks. Last week, the Capitals hosted Women’s hockey player Fatima Al Ali from the United Arab Emirates as part of the celebration. Now, goalie Braden Holtby will continue the theme by wearing a custom hockey mask to show...
Via KCM Sports
8 days ago

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, champion of LGBTQ rights, to wear ‘equality-themed’ face mask

Women’s hockey player Fatima Al Ali returned to the United Arab Emirates over the weekend after a memorable week in D.C., but the Capitals’ celebration of the NHL’s Hockey is for Everyone Month continues. The team on Monday announced several initiatives in support of the You Can Play Project, which is “dedicated to ensuring equality, respect […]
Via DC Sports Blog
8 days ago

Braden Holtby: 'We're creating our offense from our defense'

After Tuesday's night 5-0 win over the Hurricanes, Braden Holtby explains why the Capitals haven't struggled defensively of late after another big performance by the offense.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
14 days ago

Ryan McDonagh makes clutch kick save to preserve All-Star win for Metro

The Metropolitan division took home the NHL All-Star Game victory on Sunday, as well as the $1 million prize that comes with it. However, that may not have been the case without the late-game heroics Ryan McDonagh.The New York Rangers defenseman made an outstanding play in the final minute of the championship round that was crucial in putting his team in the win column. He did it...
Via FOX Sports
23 days ago

Braden Holtby shuts out Senators, Capitals win 5th straight

OTTWAWA, Ontario (AP) Braden Holtby made 30 saves for his second straight shutout and fifth of the season and the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 1-0 on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory. T.J. Oshie scored to help the Capitals improve to 25-9-5. Mike Condon made 19 saves for Ottawa. The Senators have lost four straight to drop to 20-14-4. They played...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Side-to-side play in the NHL may be causing more goalie injuries

Scoring is up so far in the NHL this season with many pointing to the game’s evolution as a key contributor. Rangers forward Rick Nash told Sportsnet.ca’s Elliotte Friedman scoring is up due to an added emphasis on skill in junior. Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby believes it’s due to players hiring specialized coaches. Skill is undoubtedly an underlying factor in the scoring...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby to Rock The Rainbow in Capital Pride Parade

WASHINGTON — Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, along with members of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, will take part in the 2016 Capital Pride Parade on Saturday. Holtby and the Monumental Sports representatives, including Caps mascot Slapshot, the Red Rockers and Wizard Girls, will wear #RockTheRainbow shirts as they walk 1.6 miles past an expected crowd of 150,000 spectators...
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Braden Holtby gives stick to Penguins fan battling cancer (vid)

The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins may be in the midst of a contentious postseason battle, but that didn’t stop Braden Holtby from setting the rivalry aside to help make the day of a young fan who roots for the opposition. During Wednesday’s morning skate before Game 4 of the teams’ second-round series, the Capitals goaltender skated over to the boards and handed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Braden Holtby allows 5-hole OT winner to Penguins

Have a postseason, Patric Hornqvist. The 29-year-old Pittsburgh Penguin scored the game-winning overtime goal just 2:34 into the extra frame against Washington Capitals star goaltender Braden Holtby, giving Pittsburgh a 3-2 win and a three to one series lead. Hornqvist picked up a turnover just outside the scoring area and quickly flipped the puck into the net, through the five...
Via NESN.com
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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