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Capital Letdown: Capitals Blow Two-Goal Lead Late to Oilers, Lose in SO

The Washington Capitals had control for most of the game. They enjoyed a two-goal on three separate occasions, including a 4-2 lead in the third period. Yet when Edmonton Oilers forward Teddy Purcell beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of the shootout, the Capitals skated off the home ice losers. The loss is the Capitals third straight defeat, as they head into the All-Star...
Via KCM Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chimera's early goal enough as Holtby, Caps blank Flyers

  View image | A long shot found its way past Rob Zepp on a deflection just 3:13 into the game. That was enough for Braden Holtby. The Flyers managed 21 shots, all of them stopped by Holtby as the Washington Capitals rode an early goal to a 1-0 win over the Flyers on Wednesday night at Verizon Center. A shot from right along the blue line by Matt Niskanen...
Via Flyerdelphia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals' Braden Holtby loses puck in his pads (VIDEO)

Braden Holtby did a little magic trick during the Capitals’ 4-3 win Sunday over the Panthers by making the puck disappear. Only problem was that the Washington goalie lost it in his pads. Early in the third period, Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad launched a shot from above the left circle and Holtby caught it inside his layers of padding. After a short delay...
Via The Other Paper
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Braden Holtby loses the puck in his pads, puck magically reappears

There are few things as comical as when a goaltender loses the puck inside his equipment. It’s even better when the goalie – Braden Holtby – claims he never had the puck only for it to pop out as soon as he gives up looking for it. (H/T Deadspin) The post Video: Braden Holtby loses the puck in his pads, puck magically reappears appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Fehr and Holtby lead Caps to a shutout of the Pens

Braden Holtby turned away all 31 shots on goal and Eric Fehr scored twice to lead the Washington Capitals to a 3-0 shutout of the Pittsburgh Penguins.  The Caps win marked their 8th win over their last 11 games and improved their overall record to 18-11-6.  The win moved the Caps into a tie for third with the New York Rangers and to within five points of second place New York Islanders...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby debuts Winter Classic helmet

During practice, the Washington Capitals showed off parts of their Winter Classic uniforms. While the public has already seen the uniforms, the fans haven’t been able to see Braden Holtby’s helmet and gear. After practice, the Capitals’ goaltender showed off his new Winter Classic helmet. Holtby’s helmet includes the Capitals Winter Classic logo, Uncle Sam, and a tribute...
Via DC Sports-Kings
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby’s gaffe leads to Caps loss

It was a good physical battle between the Washington Capitals and the New Jersey Devils. The two teams were scoreless for the game’s first 50 minutes. But a mental gaffe by Capitals goalie Braden Holtby changed that, leading to the Capitals’ three-game winning streak being snapped.   What in the heck? Holtby passes the puck straight to Cammalleri, who deposits it into the...
Via KCM Sports
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby head-bangs his mask off (Video)

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby shook his mask right off his head during Sunday's preseason game against Montreal.Holtby got hit in the side of the head with a high stick from Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher when he threw his head forward, throwing the mask off his head.As per NHL rules, play stops immediately when the goalie's mask comes off, provided that the opponent...
Via Holdout Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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