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Braden Holtby | Goalie | #70

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/16/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 217
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 4 (93) / WAS
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Braden Holtby will start Monday's match against Carolina.
In nine appearances this month, Holtby has a 7-0-0 record with a 1.90 goals-against average and a .932 save percentage despite being pulled twice. He has 22 wins in 36 games this season. Jan 23 - 2:30 PM

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Braden Holtby gave up three goals on 25 shots in a 7-3 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Simply put, Holtby didn't have to be close to great to come away with the win tonight. The Blues scored two goals in the final 10 minutes of the game while the score was already out of hand. Holtby's record improves to 22-8-4 with a 1.99 goals against average and a .929 save percentage with the win.
Jan 19 - 10:57 PM

Washington will start Braden Holtby Thursday night.

It a chance for Holtby to bounce back after allowing five goals on 26 shots before being yanked on Monday. He has a 1.96 GAA and .930 save percentage in 35 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 19 - 1:51 PM

Washington goalie Braden Holtby, who had been stellar all season and spectacular in his past five games, had an unusually rough night in Pittsburgh Monday, allowing five goals on 26 shots before being pulled in the Capitals' 8-7 overtime loss to the Penguins.

Holtby had allowed only three combined goals and recorded three shutouts in his previous five games. After the Caps gave him a 3-0 lead in Pittsburgh, though, the Pens bounced back and took a 5-3 lead after two periods. Holtby is now 21-8-4 on the season with a goals-against average of 1.96 and a save percentage of .930. Phillip Grubauer replaced Holtby Monday and gave up three goals on 11 shots. He is 8-1-2 on the season with a 1.96 GAA and a .927 save percentage.
Jan 16 - 11:06 PM

It'll be Braden Holtby back in the Capitals' net as they take on the Penguins on Monday.

The Holtbeast has been positively sensational over the last five games, posting three shutouts and allowing just three combined goals. Though Washington will be playing their second game in as many days, we'd still be confident in playing him.
Jan 15 - 3:15 PM

Braden Holtby has forced himself back into the Vezina Trophy conversation with his recent play.

In Holtby's last seven starts he's 6-0. He's posted three shutouts in his last five starts and five in his last 14. In addition, Holtby leads the league in SP (.952) and GAA (1.28) in the Caps' last 10 games spanning back to December 23rd. Needless to say, Holtby should be a fixture in your fantasy lineup.
Jan 14 - 11:14 AM

Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced in Friday's 6-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

The victory extends Holtby's personal winning streak to six games. As for the Caps, they've won an impressive eight straight. Holtby improves his record to 21-8-4, and he owns a 1.85 goals-against-average and a .933 save percentage in 2016-17. He's given up two goals or less in five straight outings.
Jan 13 - 11:16 PM

The Capitals have tabbed Braden Holtby to guard their crease against Chicago on Friday.

Winner of five straight starts, Holtby comes in having allowed just seven shots while posting a pair of shutouts as well. Suffice it to say, he's a must-start even against the Blackhawks.
Jan 13 - 5:58 PM

Braden Holtby turned aside 30 of 32 shots in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Holtby blanked the Penguins through two periods, but he surrendered two power play goals in the final frame. He's now rattled off five wins in his last five decisions, and he's given up two goals or less in each of those wins. Holtby has a 20-8-4 record with a 1.90 goals-against-average and a .932 save percentage. Expect him to be one of the top fantasy goalies in the second half of the season.
Jan 11 - 11:18 PM

Braden Holtby will start Wednesday's game against Pittsburgh.

He has allowed just one goal in his last three starts since he was pulled against Toronto on Jan. 3. Holtby has 19 wins in 32 games this season along with a 1.90 goals-against average and a .931 save percentage.
Jan 11 - 3:18 PM

Washington goalie Braden Holtby came close Monday night to becoming the first Capitals goalie in history to record three consecutive shutouts.

A goal by the Canadiens' Tomas Plekanec at 7:18 of the third period spoiled Holtby's shutout bid in the Capitals' 4-1 victory in Montreal. Holtby had gone 169:12 without allowing a goal. He has been outstanding all season. Monday, he made 22 saves. His record is now 19-8-4. His goals-against average is an impressive 1.90 and his save percentage is a solid .930. If you have Holtby as your fantasy goalie, you're lucky.
Jan 9 - 11:07 PM

Braden Holtby will get the start in Monday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.

Holtby is coming off back-to-back shutouts of Blue Jackets and Senators last week. He has an 18-8-4 record with a 1.93 goals-against-average and a .931 save percentage in 2016-17.
Source: La Presse
Jan 9 - 6:18 PM

Braden Holtby has been named the third star of the week.

It was an interesting week for Holtby, who posted a 2-0-0 record in three games. He ended up with a 1.29 goals-against average and .955 save percentage thanks to two shutout victories. Holtby was pulled in his first appearance of the week when he allowed three goals on eight shots to Toronto, but then he responded with two goose eggs in a row versus Columbus and Ottawa.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 9 - 5:18 PM

Braden Holtby was perfect against 30 shots Saturday night as the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 1-0.

This was Holtby’s fifth shutout of the season and his second in his last two starts. Holtby led the Caps to a 5-0 victory against the Blue Jackets Thursday night and faced 29 shots in that game. Holtby also had two shutouts in the month of December.
Jan 8 - 1:23 AM

It'll be Braden Holtby between the pipes on Saturday against the Senators.

The Beast is coming off a 29-save shutout of the Blue Jackets to halt their winning streak at 16 games. He now has four shutouts this season with a 17-8-4 record with a 1.99 GAA and a .928 save percentage this season.
Source: Mike Vogel
Jan 7 - 3:47 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Andre Burakovsky
4Daniel Winnik
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Brett Connolly
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer