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Braden Holtby | Goalie

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (26) / 9/16/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 217
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Braden Holtby stopped 31 of 33 shots in the Capitals’ 4-2 win against the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.
And his personal win streak continues — now at seven games and counting. During this win streak, he has given up 13 goals. Holtby is among the best options in net this season, especially because the Capitals are looking like one of the East favorites. He has a 1.95 GAA and .926 SV%. Nov 28 - 9:51 PM

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For the first time this season Braden Holtby will take both ends of a Washington back-to-backer, which puts the Holtbeast in net against the Maple Leafs on Saturday.

Winner of six in a row with a shutout and 11 goals against in that time, you don't need us to tell you to plug in Holtby. He's a must start in all formats.
Nov 28 - 5:50 PM

Braden Holtby turned aside 32 of 34 shots in a 4-2 victory on Friday.

Holtby has now won six straight contests, bringing his record up to 14-4-0. He was less than 10 minutes from a shutout, but ended up conceding two goals in the second half of the third period.
Nov 27 - 7:58 PM

Goalie Braden Holtby turned aside 23 shots in the Washington Capitals' 5-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets Wednesday night.

Although this wasn't one of his better nights, Holtby is having an all-star type of season. He has won five consecutive games and is 13-4-0 on the season. The 26-year-old has a goals-against average of 1.95 and a save percentage of .924. Consider him untouchable on your fantasy team.
Nov 25 - 9:52 PM

Braden Holtby was the first goalie to get off the ice following Washington's morning skate.

That means Holtby is likely to start Wednesday night. He'll be going for his fourth straight win after posting a 33-save shutout on Monday.
Nov 25 - 11:16 AM

Washington goalie Braden Holtby was spectacular Monday night, stopping 33 shots en route to a 1-0 shutout triumph over the visiting Edmonton Oilers.

It was Holtby's first shutout of the season, and what a season he is enjoying. His record improved to 12-4-0 and his goals-against average is a puny 1.88. His save percentage is good, too, at .926. At 26, Holtby has established himself as one of the NHL's premier netminders. If you have him on your fantasy team, don't even think about replacing him.
Nov 23 - 10:40 PM

Braden Holtby will get the start in Monday's game against the Edmonton Oilers.

Holtby has an 11-4-0 record with a 2.01 goals-against-average and a 920 save percentage this season. The 26-year-old has won three straight and five of his last six games.
Nov 23 - 6:51 PM

Braden Holtby stopped 24 of 27 shots in the Capitals’ 7-3 win against the Avalanche.

This is one of those games where, as a Holtby owner, you’re happy he emerged with the win. He really wasn’t all that impressive, giving up two goals at even strength and one on the power play. Holtby has a 2.01 GAA and .920 SV% this season. His 11 wins are tops in the NHL.
Nov 21 - 10:36 PM

Braden Holtby will be between the pipes for Saturday's game against Washington.

The 26-year-old has been rested in two of Washington's last three contests. He has a 10-4-0 record with a 1.94 goals-against-average and a .922 save percentage this season.
Nov 21 - 2:36 PM

Washington goalie Braden Holtby made 25 saves en route to the Capitals' 2-1 overtime triumph over the Red Wings in Detroit Wednesday night.

Holtby has been hot. He has won four of his past five starts. His record is now 10-4-0 and his goals-against average has dipped below 2.00, to 1.94. Throw in a save percentage of .922 and you're looking at an above-average goalie, irrefutably worthy of fantasy inclusion.
Nov 18 - 11:14 PM

Braden Holtby needed just 18 saves to earn his ninth win of the season on Thursday night, a 5-2 victory over Philadelphia.

Holtby has won three of his past four starts. He is 9-4 with a .919 save percentage and 2.01 goals against average this season.
Nov 12 - 11:38 PM

Braden Holtby will start for the Washington Capitals on Thursday.

Holtby has allowed two or fewer goals in each of his last three games. He has a 2.01 GAA and .920 save percentage in 12 contests this season.
Nov 12 - 12:47 PM

Braden Holtby allowed just one goal on 27 shots in Tuesday's 1-0 loss to Detroit.

Holtby was solid throughout this game, but he will certainly want Andreas Athanasiou's third period goal back. The Red Wings rookie beat him from a horrible angle and it ultimately cost the Capitals the game. Despite giving up the bad goal, it's hard to blame Holtby for the loss when his teammates gave him no run support. The 26-year-old has an 8-4-0 record in 12 games this season.
Nov 10 - 11:40 PM

Braden Holtby will face the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.

Once again Holtby is among the league's leaders, so far this season he owns the most wins with eight. To wit since his pair of three-goal efforts to begin the season, he's been beaten that many times in a game just once in nine starts. It seems safe to suggest you go ahead and start the Holtbeast tonight.
Nov 10 - 6:37 PM

Braden Holtby stopped 23 of 25 shots and all four shots in the shootout to lead the Capitals to a 3-2 win over Toronto Saturday night.

Holtby was tough when he needed to be in leading the Caps to the come-form-behind victory. Holtby now has a very fine 8-3 record for the season with a 2.12 goals against average and a .916 save percentage.
Nov 7 - 11:15 PM

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G1Braden Holtby
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