Paced by T.J. Oshie’s first playoff hat trick and a 42-save performance by Braden Holtby, the Washington Capitals drew first blood in their Eastern Conference Semifinals tilt against our Pittsburgh Penguins. Oshie’s game winner at 9:36 of overtime was pure hustle. Picking off an errant Trevor Daley outlet pass, No. 77 sliced through the Penguins’ zone, swooped around Brian...
Holtby could be the third goaltender in Capitals franchise history to take home the award.
After playing like one of the best goalies in the NHL, Braden Holtby has been recognized by the NHL as a finalist for the Vezina Trophy.
By Larry Snyder The long-awaited rematch from 2009 drops the puck Thursday, April 28 at the Verizon Center. The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals gather at center ice at 8:00 p.m. in Game 1 of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Washington goaltender Braden Holtby allowed just five goals in six contests against the Flyers and posted a .968 save percentage...
The Capitals' netminder leads all remaining NHL goaltenders in goals against average and save percentage.
The Capitals needed just one goal and a spectacular third period by Braden Holtby to close out the Flyers. They earn the right to take on the Penguins next.
Goalies have gone from baby-faced teammates in 2010 to Stanley Cup rivals in 2016.
Speaking to reporters Wednesday before Game 4, Capitals coach Barry Trotz confirmed goaltender Braden Holtby will play.
Capitals Coach Barry Trotz coyly said that he doesn't anticipate Holtby not playing on Wednesday.
Braden Holtby was peppered in game two Saturday but rose to the occasion, an unlikely Ranger did the same, and one San Jose Shark continued his revenge versus his old team.
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