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BRADEN HOLTBY RUMORS

Braden Holtby Shuts Out Rangers, Washington Capitals Take 2-1 Series Lead

New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis (26) reaches over Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward (42) as goalie Braden Holtby (70) blocks the shot during the second period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers...
Via The Sports Journal
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Another Rangers playoff game was decided by one goal

The New York Rangers lost 1-0 tonight to the Capitals giving Washington a 2-1 series advantage in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. Braden Holtby made 30 saves for the Caps for his second career postseason shutout while Jay Beagle scored his first goal of the playoffs to give Washington the edge. What’s probably even more remarkable […]
Via The Majors National
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jay Beagle's goal, Braden Holtby's shutout lift Caps over Rangers

  Braden Holtby made 30 saves Monday night for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle scored his first goal of this postseason, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers. Washington has a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Alex Ovechkin was held without a goal for the first time in the series. It was one of the Capitals' less-heralded...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Holtby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0

WASHINGTON (AP) Braden Holtby made 30 saves Monday night for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle scored his first goal of this postseason, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers. Washington has a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Alex Ovechkin was held without a goal for the first time in the series. It was one of the Capitals...
Via AP on Fox
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Braden Holtby has some pretty interesting visualization exercises

NHL goaltenders use a variety of techniques to prepare for an upcoming game. Whether it’s playing soccer or bouncing a tennis ball, the goal is to visualize the start, loosen up and focus on the task ahead. Most methods are fairly straightforward. Then there’s Braden Holtby’s approach. Here’s a fun clip of Holtby’s visualization routine on game day. The visualizations...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things I Think I Think 5/1/15

I cannot believe it’s over. On Monday night, the New York Islanders were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, dropping Game Seven to the Washington Capitals by a final score of 2-1. Overall, it was a lethargic effort in the biggest spot of the year that dug the Islanders’ grave, as Long Island’s hockey team mustered only 11 shots on Braden Holtby and the Capitals in its final...
Via Islanders Insight
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rangers Tanner Glass Throat Speared Caps G Braden Holtby

New York Ranger Tanner Glass speared Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby last night. Holtby? Went down like he was shot.Epic. Perhaps if Chris Kreider would stop crashing nets, we wouldn't see this as often...The NYR only scored once on Holtby...and it was as lucky as it gets.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ward scores with one second left to lift the Caps a 1-0 series lead over Rangers

Joe Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left in the game to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 win and a 1-0 series lead over the New York Rangers.  Alex Ovechkin fed Ward from behind the net and Ward put the puck past Henrik Lundqvist for the win.  A thrilling win for Game One sets up what should be a terrific second round series.  Ward’s game winning tally was his second goal...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Backstrom’s loving quote about Braden Holtby

There’s a lot of love for Braden Holtby in the Washington Capitals dressing room. Nicklas Backstrom commented on Holbty following the goaltender’s huge 36-save OT win over the Islanders on Tuesday and it’s clear Backstrom holds Holtby in high regard. So much so that it led to a comical statement that Backstrom quickly corrected. Nicklas Backstrom on Braden Holtby: "It’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby Performing Well, Just not Well Enough

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby defends the net during the second period of Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series against the New York Islanders, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) It’s no secret the Washington Capitals have rode the performance of Braden Holtby all season. He had one of the heaviest workloads of all NHL goaltenders...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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