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Braden Holtby: Capitals depth fell short in playoffs

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby said tremendous depth powered them through the regular season, but didn't translate to the playoffs.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Holtby: 'A lot of 'what ifs'' after loss to Pens in Game 6

Braden Holtby reacts to the team's Game 6 loss to Pittsburgh, which ends Washington's season.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Holtby Earns His Keep with Back-to-Back Saves (Video)

WASHINGTON — During the regular season, Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby was the best goaltender in hockey, tying him with Martin Brodeur with the most wins ever in a single season. It is only natural that his solid-not-flawless performance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs has seemed like a step down in play. But Holtby was vintage flawless when it mattered on Saturday, stonewalling...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Holtby makes enormous saves back-to-back

Watch as Braden Holtby keeps the Capitals in it against the Penguins with two huge saves.
Via SportsNetCanada
17 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlov’s Hit Sends Hagelin Head First into Holtby in Scary Collision

The Washington Capitals-Pittsburgh Penguins second round series has been physical, turning brutal at times with the numerous hits through the first three games. Each team has lost a player to a suspension stemming from hard hits deemed unnecessary by the NHL. During the first period of Wednesday’s Game 4, Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov added the growing list of hard collision...
Via KCM Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cullen Goes Five-Hole to Beat Braden Holtby to Pens Ahead in Game 4

Matt Cullen ignited the CONSOL Energy Center, as the Pittsburgh Penguins forward beat Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby by going five-hole. Cullen won the center ice face-off. Tom Kuhnhackl chipped the puck ahead, allowing Cullen to skate under it, beating Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom in a race to the loose puck. Cullen then shot the puck through Holtby’s legs into the back of...
Via KCM Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby Kicks Puck Out Of Danger In Capitals’ Win Vs. Bruins (Video)

The Bruins had their chances against the Capitals on Tuesday night, but Washington goalie Braden Holtby came up with multiple timely saves to stymie Boston. Holtby finished with 22 saves in the Capital’s 3-2 win over the Bruins, but it could have been a different game if Holtby didn’t kick a puck out of danger early on. Hear NESN’s Andy Brickley and Jack Edwards break down...
Via NESN.com
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin: Braden Holtby is 'our best player'

Washington Capitals goalkeeper Braden Holtby is in the midst of a career season. His play has been so stellar that Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, considered the best hockey player on the planet by some, wants that title bestowed on his star netminder. "The goaltending is 75 percent of the team, or 80 percent," Ovechkin said. "We knew he’s good. He’s our best player and...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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