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Braden Holtby | Goalie

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/16/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 203
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Braden Holtby yielded two goals on 26 shots in the Capitals’ 2-1 loss to the Sabres on Saturday night.
A tough loss for the Capitals, who controlled the majority of this game. Holtby gave up the game winner at 12:18 of the third period. Despite the loss, he has really found his stride lately, giving up two or fewer goals in six straight games. He has a 2.25 goals-against average and .915 save percentage. Nov 22 - 11:37 PM

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Braden Holtby will get the start in goal for Washington on Saturday.

Holtby was the first goalie off the ice on Saturday which is the usual indicator as to who will start. The netminder is 7-4-2 this season with a 2.26 GAA and .914 save percentage. He is a good goalie to start in daily pools like FanDuel as the Capitals take on the Buffalo Sabres Saturday.
Nov 22 - 11:22 AM

Braden Holtby stopped 27 of 29 shots in Washington's 3-2 win over Colorado on Thursday.

Holtby has now won four of his last five starts. The Capitals never trailed in this game, but it was tied at two late in the third period. Holtby is now 7-4-2 with a 2.26 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage. He should see the majority of the starts in goal for Washington, but he does struggle with consistency.
Nov 20 - 11:43 PM

Braden Holtby made 23 saves in the Capitals’ 2-1 overtime win over Arizona on Tuesday night.

Holtby was beaten just once on a beautiful passing play by Sam Gagner and Oliver Ekman-Larsson in the Caps first trip to the desert this season. Making his 13th start of the season, Holtby was rewarded with just his sixth win of the year despite a very solid 2.28 goals against average and .913 save percentage. It was Holtby’s third win in four starts.
Nov 19 - 12:32 AM

Braden Holtby will make his 13th start of the season against the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.

More than half of the Eastern conference sits between 22 and the Caps' 17 points, with a win, they can contribute mightily to controlling their own playoff fate as meat of the season gets under way. Holtby comes in sporting a .909 save percentage and a 2.41 GAA thus far.
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Nov 18 - 8:55 PM

Braden Holtby stopped 27 of 28 shots in Washington's 1-0 loss to New Jerssey on Friday night.

Holtby played well but his teammates were unable to give him any run support tonight. Mike Cammalleri beat Holtby in the third period to win the game for the Devils. The 25-year-old has been wildly inconsistent in his NHL career and that trend has continued this season. Holtby is 5-4-2 with a 2.41 goals-against-average and a .909 save-percentage.
Nov 14 - 10:35 PM

Washington netminder Braden Holtby earned his second consecutive win Tuesday as he stopped 24 of 26 shots to get by Columbus by a score of 4-2.

Thanks to some strong play of late, Holtby has improved his record to 5-3-2 and has bettered his peripheral stats in the process. He now sports a 2.54 GAA along with a .903 save percentage.
Nov 11 - 11:05 PM

Braden Holtby stopped 38 of 40 shots in Washington's 3-2 win over Chicago on Friday night.

The win snaps Holtby's personal three-game winless streak. It's also the first time in four starts that Holtby allowed less than four goals in a game. The 25-year-old has been up and down in his career, and this season has been much of the same. He has a record of 4-3-2 with a 2.59 goals-against-average and a.901 save-percentage.
Nov 7 - 11:39 PM

Braden Holtby and the Capitals were not at their best on Tuesday as they were upended by Calgary by a score of 4-3 in overtime.

Holtby had a night to forget as he allowed four goals on just 19 shots in the defeat and continues his early-season difficulties. With a 3-3-2 record, a GAA of 2.67 and an .891 save percentage, it's safe to say his performance under new coach Barry Trotz has been poorer than expected.
Nov 4 - 11:11 PM

Braden Holtby was knocked around in the Capitals’ 4-3 loss to the Lightning on Saturday night.

It wasn’t like Holtby was hung out to dry in this one, either, as he was called on to make 28 saves and gave up four goals in his second straight start. Holtby was a darkhorse to make a big leap forward this year, but consistency continues to elude him. He has a 2.51 goals-against average and .899 save percentage. For now, Holtby is more like a second goalie in fantasy leagues.
Nov 1 - 10:39 PM

Braden Holtby was the first goaltender off the ice during the Capitals' morning skate on Saturday.

Holtby has a 3-2-1 record with a 2.26 goals-against-average and a .907 save-percentage.
Nov 1 - 12:40 PM

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby stopped 18 of the 22 shots he faced Wednesday night in a 4-2 loss to the visiting Detroit Red Wings.

Holtby is now 3-2-1. His goals-against average is 2.25 and he has a .907 save percentage. Many fantasy experts believe Holtby can become a strong goaltending option but to say he's already reached that level would be overstating it.
Oct 29 - 10:27 PM

Braden Holtby bounced back Saturday night with 20 saves in the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Flames.

Holtby gave up three goals in a loss to Edmonton a game prior, so this was nice to see. He’s a sleeper this season as someone who could reach the upper tier of the league’s netminders. Holtby is now playing behind a much more structured team defensively, so that should help his cause. He has a 1.92 goals-against average and .922 save percentage.
Oct 26 - 1:05 AM

Braden Holtby stopped 17-of-20 shots fired his way in the Capitals 3-2 loss to the Oilers on Wednesday.

Holtby got a little unlucky on the game winning goal as the point shot was a knuckle-puck that got through a screen in front of him but other than that he didn't have too much to complain about. It wasn't really a great performance from the Caps' number one. Holtby still owns a solid 2.17 GAA to go with a .917 save percentage in five appearances this season.
Oct 23 - 12:44 AM

Braden Holtby and the Caps cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Devils on Thursday night, as the 25-year-old made 26 saves for the win.

Holtby has been superb this season, save for a brief, forgettable performance on Tuesday night versus San Jose. The Lloydminster, Sask. native is 2-0-1 this season with a .932 save percentage and 1.85 goals against average.
Oct 16 - 11:42 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Brooks Laich
4Michael Latta
5Liam O'Brien
LW1Marcus Johansson
2Joel Ward
3Jason Chimera
4Aaron Volpatti
RW1Alex Ovechkin
2Troy Brouwer
3Andre Burakovsky
4Jay Beagle
5Eric Fehr
6Tom Wilson
D1Matt Niskanen
2John Carlson
3Mike Green
4Brooks Orpik
5Karl Alzner
6Dmitry Orlov
7Nate Schmidt
8John Erskine
9Jack Hillen
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters