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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 stopped 31 of 34 shots in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins.
The Caps were in complete control of the game early, as they jumped out to a 3-0 lead. But the Bruins eventually woke up, as they scored three straight goals in the second and third period to force OT. Nicklas Backstrom scored the game-winning goal for Washington. Holtby has now won back-to-back outings. He has a 12-6-2 record with a 2.18 goals-against-average and a .923 save percentage this season. Dec 7 - 11:50 PM

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Braden Holtby will be in the crease for Wednesday's match against Boston.

He has played very well against the Bruins in his career with a 9-2-0 record, a 1.57 goals-against average and a .952 save percentage in 11 appearances.
Dec 7 - 5:17 PM

Braden Holtby stopped 31 of 33 shots in a 3-2 overtime victory against Buffalo Monday night.

Holtby snapped a three-game losing streak to pick up his 11th victory of the campaign. He has a 2.14 GAA and .923 save percentage in 19 games.
Dec 5 - 10:40 PM

Braden Holtby will probably start for Washington on Monday.

Holtby is looking to snap a three-game losing streak. He has a 10-6-2 record, 2.16 GAA, and .922 save percentage in 18 contests this season.
Dec 5 - 11:52 AM

Braden Holtby dropped a 2-1 shootout decision to the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday night, but he was impressive nonetheless with a save percentage of .970.

Holtby faced 33 shots and let only one get past him for his best outing since a shutout win over the Red Wings November 18th. Unfortunately, this is his third straight loss and his fourth in the past five games.
Dec 3 - 11:49 PM

Stop the presses, the Capitals will go with Braden Holtby against the Lightning on Saturday.

Holtby has been in a rare slide lately, allowed 10 goals and winning just once over his last four starts. For the season he rocks a .919 save percentage and a 2.23 GAA.
Dec 3 - 4:03 PM

Braden Holtby stopped just 25 of 28 shots the Islanders sent his way during Thursday's 3-0 loss.

Holtby stopped all five shots asked of him on special teams, including a pair on the kill. He's allowed at least three goals over his last four games, totaling 10 goals against in that span. His record falls to 10-6-1 with a .919 save percentage and a 2.23 GAA.
Dec 2 - 12:55 AM

Braden Holtby will be the Capitals' starter on Thursday.

Holtby has allowed at least three goals in each of his last three starts. He has a 10-5-1 record, 2.18 GAA, and .920 save percentage in 16 games this season.
Dec 1 - 12:10 PM

Braden Holtby gave up four goals on 37 shots Saturday night as the Washington Capitals lost a 4-2 contest to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Both Holtby and opposing goalie Frederik Andersen blocked 33 pucks Saturday night, but two more shots on goal made the difference in the contest. Holtby gave up at least one goal in each period as the Leafs took had a 3-0 edge early in the third. His help on the other end of the ice was too little and too late.
Nov 26 - 11:47 PM

The Capitals have tabbed Braden Holtby to face Toronto on Saturday.

Tonight should be another fun test for the Holtbeast, as he faces one of the most exciting offenses in the league. His save percentage has dipped down to .923. Which is a touch below the uber elites in the league, but shouldn't raise any concern.
Nov 26 - 1:41 PM

Braden Holtby stopped 18 of 21 shots in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Holtby had given up just one goal in the first two periods, but the Blues managed to make it close at the end by scoring two goals in the final moments of the third period. Holtby's won four of his last five games and eight of his last 10. He's one of the top three fantasy players at his position. Holtby has a 9-4-1 record with a 2.05 goals-against-average and a .923 save percentage in 2016-17.
Nov 24 - 1:04 AM

Braden Holtby will start Wednesday's game versus St. Louis.

He will be looking to bounce back after his three-game win streak was snapped by Columbus on Sunday. Holtby has nine wins in 14 starts this season along with a 1.99 GAA and a .927 save percentage.
Nov 23 - 5:48 PM

Braden Holtby made just 20 of 23 saves against Columbus on Sunday in the 3-2 loss.

Holtby was beaten twice on the power play as well, so you know it wasn't a good day for the all-world netminder. Now down to a mere 9-4-1 record with a minuscule goals-against average and monstrous save percentage, we wouldn't read too deeply into this start.
Nov 20 - 3:29 PM

Braden Holtby is slated to get the start in net for Washington Sunday.

The netminder is playing very well yet again as he is 9-3-1 with a 1.91 GAA and a .930 save percentage. He tied an NHL record last season for wins with 48. He is a must-start on Sunday.
Nov 20 - 10:08 AM

Braden Holtby stopped all 25 shots he faced in Friday's 1-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Holtby got off to an average start this season, but he's really turned it on of late. The Caps goalie has just one loss in his last eight games and he's given up just seven goals in his last five games. He'll enter his next start with a 9-3-1 record, a 1.91 goals-against-average and a .930 save percentage. Holtby will continue to be a quality fantasy option whenever he's between the pipes.
Nov 18 - 11:01 PM

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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
5Jakub Vrana
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
8Aaron Ness
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer