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NHL Power Rankings: How Good are the Capitals?

View image | gettyimages.com With the NHL’s major offseason dates in the past, the NHL has reached its lull period. With that being said, we at TSR thought it’d be a good time to ignite conversation and to do so in a highly debatable power rankings article. To find out where Ted Van Green ranks Alexander Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, and the Washington Capitals, click the link...
Via TopSportsReport
23 days ago  |  Discuss

TVG’s NHL Power Rankings

This stretch of the NHL offseason can be brutal. There is no real news, save for the occasional trade/FA rumor that is most likely BS. Case in point: the most exciting thing of the last week was arguably Braden Holtby signing his extension. The only thing I have to take solace in is my daily updates on what the Blackhawks players are doing with the cup each day(was that a humble...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby Is Worth Every Penny

Goaltenders are the backbone of any NHL team. A team can have the best scoring power in the league, but without solid goaltending, it will never be a contender. But recently, many fans have complained that goaltenders are being overpaid and that their contracts aren't worth the salary cap hit. Admittedly, some of these complaints can be justified. Some teams are eager to sign...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Derek Stepan worth $7 million or more per year?

After Braden Holtby and the Capitals agreed to a new contract extension over the weekend, that leaves just one big name left for arbitration hearing: Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers. According to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, Stepan is asking for $7.25 mllion against the cap in his arbitration filing. The Rangers are looking for something close to $5.2 million, which would...
Via Sports-Glory
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals, Braden Holtby agree to extension

The weekend wasn’t a terribly busy one for the NHL, but the Washington Capitals made easily the biggest move: locking up goaltender Braden Holtby to a new five-year extension. Holtby had been asking $8 million per season in arbitration, though he didn’t get that. He did, however, get a healthy raise to $30.5 million over those five seasons. For the math impaired, that adds up...
Via Sports-Glory
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

John Carlson jokes about Braden Holtby’s new contract

Braden Holtby was given a hefty raise from the Washington Capitals. He didn’t receive the $8 million a year he was asking for, but the goaltender is taking home a five-year, $30.5 million contract which will carry an average cap hit of $6.1 million. Fans and analysts were quick to dissect the new deal, but teammate John Carlson had a simple way of breaking down Holtby’s new contract.
Via Bloguin Best
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

John Carlson jokes about Braden Holtby’s new contract

Braden Holtby was given a hefty raise from the Washington Capitals. He didn’t receive the $8 million a year he was asking for, but the goaltender is taking home a five-year, $30.5 million contract which will carry an average cap hit of $6.1 million. Fans and analysts were quick to dissect the new deal, but teammate John Carlson had a simple way of breaking down Holtby’s new contract.
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals Goalie Braden Holtby Signs 5-Year, $30.5 Million Contract

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Washington Capitals have signed goaltender Braden Holtby to a $30.5 million, five-year contract. The deal Friday avoids a ruling by an arbitrator. Holtby was a restricted free agent, and he and the Capitals had an arbitration hearing a day earlier. Holtby had a career season with 41 victories, a 2.22 goals-against average, .923 save percentage and nine shutouts...
Via NESN.com
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals sign goalie Holtby to 5-year, $30.5 million deal

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Washington Capitals have signed goaltender Braden Holtby to a five-year, $30.5 million contract. The deal Friday avoids a ruling by an arbitrator. Holtby was a restricted free agent, and he and the Capitals had an arbitration hearing a day earlier. Holtby had a career season with 41 victories, a 2.22 goals-against average, .923 save percentage and nine shutouts...
Via AP on Fox
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals' Braden Holtby signs $30.5 million, 5-year deal

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) The Washington Capitals have signed goaltender Braden Holtby to a $30.5-million, five-year contract. The deal Friday avoids a ruling by an arbitrator. Holtby was a restricted free agent, and he and the Capitals had an arbitration hearing a day earlier. Holtby had a career season with 41 victories, a 2.22 goals-against average, .923 save percentage and nine shutouts...
Via AP on Fox
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals sign goaltender Braden Holtby to a five-year contract extension

The Washington Capitals have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension with goalie Braden Holtby.  The terms of the five-year deal is $30.5 million and will run through the 2020 NHL season, giving Washington a long-term net solution. Holtby had a terrific 2014-15 season under new coach Barry Trotz and goalie coach Mitch Korn.  He set a career high with 41 wins, posting...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Holtby inked to a five-year, $30.5 million deal

The Washington Capitals have avoided the arbitration ruling with goaltender Braden Holtby. The two sides agreed on a five-year, $30.5 million deal. “Braden emerged as a top NHL goaltender and we are pleased to sign him to a long-term contract,” Capitals GM Brian MacLellan, via the Capital PR. “We feel Braden is just entering his prime and in his young career has already established...
Via Fox Sports
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NHLPA Unveils List Of 23 Players Who’ve Filed For Arbitration, Including Braden Holtby

The NHL Players’ Association released a list of 23 players Sunday who have filed for arbitration. Arbitration hearings begin July 20 and last through Aug. 4. Most players reach a deal with their respective teams before the arbitration hearing begins. The most notable players who have filed are Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist, New York Rangers center Derek Stepan and Washington...
Via NESN.com
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals Have Crucial Offseason Decisions To Make, Fans Snatching Up Tickets In Anticipation

View image | gettyimages.com General Manager Brian MacLellan and his Washington Capitals spent big during free agency last season. The signing of defenders Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen helped them finish in second in the Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division with a record of 45-26-11. This offseason, they aim to rebound from a second-round playoff exit, as goaltender Braden...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Winners, losers and steals of the NHL Draft

The 2015 NHL Draft was a wild one. In addition to the great talent and depth in the 2015 class, there were plenty of trades and rumors that provided plenty of excitement for hockey fans Friday and Saturday. Before we turn our attention to free agency, let’s take a look at some of the winners, losers and steals of this year’s draft. Winners Winnipeg Jets The Jets picked up...
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June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Stepan Beats Braden Holtby in OT to Give Rangers Game 7 win over Capitals

The Washington Capitals dreadful Game 7 history came back to bite them Wednesday against the New York Rangers. In overtime, their season came to a crushing end with a Derek Stepan goal with 8:36 remaining. Stepan won the faceoff against Eric Fehr. The Rangers controlled the puck and defenseman Dan Girardi slapped a hard shot on net that Capitals goalie Braden Holtby stopped, but...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 7 ECSF: Rangers vs. Washington

The New York Rangers will face off with the Washington Capitals in a deciding Game 7, at MSG starting at 7 PM.  For a preview, click here. TV: NBCSN Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-St.Louis Kreider-Stepan-Fast Hagelin-Moore-Hayes Glass-Sheppard-Miller McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Klein Goalie match-up:  Henrik Lundqvist ...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Listen from ice level as the Rangers tied & beat the Capitals in Game 5

New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider ripped a quick shot past Capitals goalie Braden Holtby to tie Game 5 late, like, really late, in the 3rd period. And then, Ryan McDonagh played the hero by blasting the overtime winning goal past Holtby.And now there's ice level audio.Great stuff. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Goal breakdown: Rangers force Game Seven

The New York Rangers were finally able to solve Braden Holtby multiple times, making the netminder look human in their 4-3 nail biter victory last night. Chris Kreider scored in the first minute and last second of the first period to give the Rangers an early two-goal lead. Both of those goals were deflating for the Read more → The post Goal breakdown: Rangers force Game Seven...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Kreider makes a huge save for the wrong team

Here’s a bizarre play from Game 6 between the Rangers and Capitals. Trailing the series 3-2, Rangers fans are wondering what happened when Chris Kreider pushed a loose puck away from the Capitals’ goal and beneath Braden Holtby. The play is so strange that you might think the stick belongs to one of the Capitals, but in reality it’s Kreider preventing his team from scoring...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 6 ECSF: Rangers @ Washington

The New York Rangers will attempt to force a Game 7 against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center tonight, starting at 7 PM.  For a preview, click here. TV: NBCSN Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-St.Louis Kreider-Stepan-Fast Hagelin-Moore-Hayes Glass-Sheppard-Miller McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Klein Goalie match-up:...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby has been elite, and not just in the playoffs

View image | gettyimages.com Braden Holtby is currently dominating the New York Rangers, allowing only five goals on 126 shots for an incredible .960 save percentage in the four games the two teams have played. This is nothing new for Holtby, who’s been stopping pucks all season for Washington. During the regular season, his .923 […] The post Braden Holtby has been elite, and...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby Playing Role Of MVP In Capitals’ Impressive Playoff Run

What’s the main difference between the 2015 Washington Capitals and the previous editions of the team that failed to meet playoff expectations since Alexander Ovechkin was drafted in 2004? Goaltending. Braden Holtby has been nothing short of brilliant in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs, so much so that he’s arguably the leading candidate for the Conn Smythe Trophy as postseason...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Braden Holtby stops Carl Hagelin’s penalty shot

Carl Hagelin was awarded a penalty shot and it looked like the New York Rangers were about to level things up with the Washington Capitals. Caps goaltender Braden Holtby had other plans, stoning Hagelin’s shootout attempt with ease. The post Video: Braden Holtby stops Carl Hagelin’s penalty shot appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Braden Holtby stops Carl Hagelin’s penalty shot

Carl Hagelin was awarded a penalty shot and it looked like the New York Rangers were about to level things up with the Washington Capitals. Caps goaltender Braden Holtby had other plans, stoning Hagelin’s shootout attempt with ease. The post Video: Braden Holtby stops Carl Hagelin’s penalty shot appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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