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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 stopped 23 of 25 shots in Sunday's 5-2 win over the New York Rangers.
Holtby was named the third star of the game. The 25-year-old has now won five of his last six decisions and he has an impressive overall record of 37-19-9. Holtby has a 2.21 goals-against-average and a .923 save percentage. He is on pace to play in a career-high 72 games. No goaltender in the NHL has played in more games than Braden Holtby this season. Mar 29 - 6:01 PM

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Braden Holtby will get the start in Sunday's game against the New York Rangers.

Holtby has four wins in his last five decisions and he has an overall record of 36-19-9. The 25-year-old has a 2.21 goals-against-average and a .923 save percentage in 66 games this season.
Mar 29 - 1:14 PM

Braden Holtby didn't even make it through the first period of Saturday's eventual 4-3 loss for the Washington Capitals against the Nashville Predators.

Holtby allowed three goals on 10 shots, likely ruining a few fantasy week-to-week stats for goalies. Justin Peters actually took the loss since Washington managed three goals.
Mar 28 - 3:30 PM

Braden Holtby will get the start against the Nashville Predators on Saturday afternoon.

Holtby will make his league-leading 66th appearance as he brings his 36-19-9 record with a .925 save percentage and a 2.18 GAA. He also owns eight shutouts along with 38 Quality Starts. Holtby has split his two previous career starts versus Nashville, allowing six goals on 66 combined shots.
Mar 27 - 10:34 PM

Braden Holtby made 29 saves on 31 shots to help the Capitals beat the Devils 3-2 in overtime on Thursday night.

Holtby won his fourth game in his past five starts and improved his record to 36-19-9 this season with a .925 save percentage and 2.18 goals against average.
Mar 26 - 11:59 PM

Braden Holtby will get the start in Thursday's game vs. the Washington Capitals.

The 25-year-old has been outstanding for most of this season. Holtby has a 35-19-9 record with a 2.18 goals-against-average and a .924 save percentage in 2014-15. He will continue to be a solid fantasy option going forward.
Mar 26 - 6:01 PM

Braden Holtby allowed two goals in the Capitals’ 3-0 loss to the Jets on Saturday night.

Holtby stopped 21 shots as his three-game winning streak was snapped. The 25-year-old leads the league with 64 games played, which might not be a good thing come the playoffs. He has a 2.18 goals-against average and .924 save percentage this season.
Mar 21 - 9:50 PM

Braden Holtby made 28 saves on 30 shots to give the Capitals a 3-2 win over Minnesota on Thursday night.

Holtby recorded his third straight win, improving his record to 35-18-9 this season with a .925 save percentage and 2.18 goals against average. Holtby has been a consistent force for the Caps all season long, and will look to continue his stellar season on Saturday in Winnipeg.
Mar 20 - 12:26 AM

Braden Holtby will get the start against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

As has seemingly been the case all season long, the Capitals trail the Penguins by just a pair of points in the standings, and the Islanders by just two more. Holtby for his part boasts a 34-18-9 record with a .924 save percentage and a 2.19 GAA through a league-leading 62 appearances this season. He also owns 36 Quality Starts against six Really Bad Starts this season.
Mar 19 - 5:34 PM

Goalie Braden Holtby made 30 saves in regulation and overtime in the Washington Capitals' 4-3 shootout victory over the Sabres in Buffalo Monday night.

Holtby also stopped all three Buffalo shooters he faced in the shootout. He is now an impressive 34-18-9 on the season, with a goals-against average of 2.19 and a save percentage of .924. He was coming off a 2-0 shutout of the Boston Bruins on Sunday. Holtby has blossomed into a first-rate netminder and, of course, a keeper in fantasy play.
Mar 16 - 10:23 PM

Braden Holtby will be back in net Monday night against the Buffalo Sabres.

After posting a 2-0 shutout over the Bruins Sunday afternoon, Holtby will start his fourth game of the season on back-to-back days. He is 1-3-1 in such situations with a 3.05 goals-against-average and an .898 save percentage, but then again, he is taking on the last place Sabres. In two starts against Buffalo this season, he has a 1-1 record with a 1.51 GAA and .930 save percentage. We still highly recommend him.
Mar 16 - 5:24 PM

Braden Holtby blanked the Bruins on 32 shots Sunday evening, while his teammates put two behind Tuukka Rask for the victory.

The win maintains Washington's control of the first Wild Card slot over Boston, who have Ottawa just five points behind. The shutout is Holtby's eighth of the season, which ranks him second in the league. His record improves to 33-18-9 with a .925 save percentage and a 2.17 GAA.
Mar 15 - 10:49 PM

Braden Holtby will get the start versus the Boston Bruins on Sunday night.

The Capitals and Bruins come in with nearly identical records, both with 82 points and owning the eastern Wild Cards. So it's difficult to overstate the importance of the game for both clubs. Holtby for his part boasts a 32-18-9 record with seven shutouts, a .923 save percentage and a 2.21 GAA through 60 games this year. He's also 5-2-0 in seven career starts versus Boston with two shutouts and 16 goals against.
Mar 15 - 5:58 PM

Braden Holtby was pulled in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Dallas Stars after he allowed four goals on 22 shots.

The Capitals found themselves down 4-1 after two periods. Clearly this wasn't their best performance of the season. Holtby was beat by Shawn Horcoff, Colton Sceviour, Tyler Seguin and Vernon Fiddler before being pulled but three of the four goals were scored with the Capitals shorthanded. Holtby's record falls to 32-18-9 and he has a 2.21 goals-against-average and a .923 save percentage this season. The 25-year-old has now dropped three of his last four decisions. Backup Justin Peters stopped all nine shots he faced in relief of Holtby.
Mar 13 - 11:05 PM

Braden Holtby will get the start versus the Dallas Stars on Friday night.

Holtby will make his league-leading 60th appearance while hosting a 32-17-9 record with a .925 save percentage and a 2.16 GAA. He also ranks tied for second in shutouts with Carey Price with seven, and third with 37 Quality Starts. The Caps meanwhile, who own the top Wild Card slot, sit six points back of Pittsburgh for third in the Atlantic and now just two points over Boston in the Wild Card.
Mar 13 - 5:17 PM

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