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BRADEN HOLTBY RUMORS

Capitals to Holtby: “You’re Our Guy”

Braden Holtby, seen here stopping a Carl Hagelin shot during the 2012 Playoffs, was given a vote of confidence by new Capitals general Manager Brian MacLellan (courtesy of CBS Sports) Capitals fans know how hard it was to watch every game last season and seeing a team struggle defensively, placing all the weight on a young goaltender who was left out to dry on more than one occasion...
Via DC Sports-Kings
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals send a strong message to Holtby

When the Capitals began their search for a free-agent goaltender to back up Braden Holtby, they had several factors to consider. Should they go with an established veteran like Tomas Vokoun, who had familiarity with the Capitals as a former player and with their new coaching staff, for whom he had played in Nashville? Should they sign a future Hall of Famer like Martin Brodeur...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals seeking a veteran goaltender to back up Braden Holtby

The Washington Capitals remain committed to Braden Holtby as their starting goaltender while pursuing a veteran option to serve as his backup, general manager Brian MacLellan said Monday. “I think we can get more out of Holtby,” MacLellan said on a teleconference. “My plan would be as of now to go with Holtby as our No. 1 and find him a backup goaltender.” As his confidence...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Holtby: Game 2 Wasn't Very Hard For Me

So how futile has the Rangers offense been in the first two games? Even Capitals netminder Braden Holtby admitted he had an easy time of it in Game 2 (via Washington Post)... “It wasn’t a very hard game for me,” Holtby said after the game. “We did an outstanding job. Penalty kills are usually where you get the most work and if you eliminate that it’s basically just...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals Stagnant, but Braden Holtby is Showing Promise

A couple weeks ago the Washington Capitals sat in last place in an underperforming Southeast Division, sitting six points behind the division leader.  Not much has changed since.  The only difference: they have gained minimal ground on the division leader, sitting just four points back.  The Southeast Division continues to underperform.  The Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

How high is Braden Holtby's ceiling?

If you've been following the Washington Capitals through this year's Stanley Cup playoffs you're aware of the heroics they have had in net. Braden Hotlby has emerged and taken the playoffs by storm, giving the Washington Capitals something they haven't had in ages - reliability in net. Where did Holtby come from? Perhaps more importantly, what will his remarkable...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Opponent’s scouting report: Braden Holtby

As luck would have it, the Rangers drew the Caps in the second round and they were the only team in the Eastern Conference that didn’t get a goalie scouting report prior to the start of the second season.  Luckier still, at the time I was previewing the potential goaltending matchups the Rangers might run into, Braden Holtby was the third option in goal for the Caps, and not even...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

The Washington Capitals advance — much to everyone’s surprise

How do you spell relief?  D-E-F-E–N-S-E.  The Washington Capitals showed their non-believers that tough-minded defensive hockey, coupled with taking the punishment associated with hanging out in front of the net can and will win hockey games.  And, perhaps they showed that Coach Dale Hunter’s ‘system’ can work not only at the NHL level, but in the Stanley Cup playoffs...
Via isportsweb.com
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Holtby, Caps pusb Bruins to brink

Less than a minute after Mike Knuble gave the Capitals a 3-2 lead early in the third period, the Bruins had a golden opportunity to tie the game right back up. Milan Lucic collected a bouncing puck off the end boards and quickly sent a cross-crease pass to Tyler Seguin. The second-year forward appeared to have an open net, but rookie netminder Braden Holtby slid across just in time...
Via Fox Sports
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Holtby looks human in Caps' Game 3 loss

It was one of the rare shots Braden Holtby saw clearly Monday night. A snap shot by Boston Bruins forward Rich Peverley that bounded off the rookie Washington Capitals goalie's glove and dribbled into the net 35 seconds into the second period. Gone was the Caps' first lead of the night -- and at least some of Holtby's aura. "That first goal, I should have had,...
Via Fox Sports
April 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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