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Sidney Crosby Should Hear From Department of Player Safety After Braden Holtby Hit
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Sidney Crosby is the face of the NHL. He's often the player featured in league advertising, his team is often featured on nationally televised games, and he's one of the most elite hockey players in the game today. He should also be getting a call from the Department of Player Safety. Last night

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Braden Holtby was not happy about Sidney Crosby's hit
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Braden Holtby took a hit from Sidney Crosby in the first period of Wednesday's game between the Caps and Pittsburgh Penguins that sent the netminder to the ice. "It's a penalty," Holtby told reporters after the game. In this case, however, they let it go and it was a costly call as the Penguins were […]

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Murray, Price, Holtby tabbed by oddsmakers as Vezina co-favorites
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Pick your favorite. Oddsmakers can’t seem to come to a conclusion in regards to the 2018 Vezina Trophy, with three of the NHL’s top goalies sharing 5-1 odds. Washington's Braden Holtby won the award in 2016, while Montreal's Carey Price took it – along with league MVP honors – in 2015. Matt Murray, meanwhile, has […]

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Watch: Capitals goalie Holtby shows off skills as a skater
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We’re back at Kettler today. We were there yesterday too and WAIT… is that … Braden Holtby … skating? pic.twitter.com/7mU2NyZIy2 — CSN Capitals (@CSNCapitals) August 22, 2017 Things that Braden Holtby needs to work on: raising the puck, receiving passes. Fortunately for Holtby, he's a world-class netminder with a Vezina Trophy under his belt. He […]

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Penguins goalie Matt Murray considers Braden Holtby an idol
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At the ripe old age of 23, Pittsburgh Penguins goalie already has two Stanley Cups to his name. In an interview with Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Murray made clear Holtby was someone he looked up to. Writes Mackey, "[Murray] recently struck up a friendship with Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby.

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Braden Holtby named one of the top netminders by NHL Network
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Braden Holtby has established himself as one of the best goalies in the NHL, but just how high does he rank? Pretty high, according to NHL Network. NHL Network has been ranking the top netminders in the NHL. The Caps’ goalie came in at second on the list behind only Montreal’s Carey Price. It’s no […]

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Capitals' Braden Holtby shows support for LGBTQ community by walking in D.C. pride parade
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For the second straight year, Washington Capitals’ goalie Braden Holtby and his wife Brandy showed their support for the LGBTQ community by walking in D.C.’s pride parade. A You Can Play ambassador for the Capitals, Holtby has been a public and vocal supporter of LGBTQ causes and received the D.C. Pride Ally award for his […]

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Holtby saves Capitals, while Fleury’s dominance fades
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Nicklas Backstrom had just tied Game 5 of the Washington Capitals’ series against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night, 2-2, with a perfectly placed shot under Marc-Andre Fleury’s arm. As they had done all series, the Penguins tried to quickly counterpunch. Bryan Rust floated a pass to Nick Bonino for a chance on the doorstep […]

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Can Braden Holtby save Capitals in Game 3 vs. Penguins?
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The best news for the Washington Capitals, ahead of Game 3 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, is that their goaltender was so underwhelming in their Game 2 loss that he was on the bench after two periods. Braden Holtby is 11-2-0 with two shutouts and .925 save percentage in his next game after being pulled. “I don’t […]

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Holtby expected to be difference-maker in series comeback attempt
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Braden Holtby has the full support of his head coach. The morning after pulling his star goalie from a Game 2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals bench boss Barry Trotz maintained the belief that the reigning Vezina Trophy winner will help the team climb out of a deep and troublesome series hole. Related: […]

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Desperate Capitals go back to Holtby for Game 3 vs. Penguins
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Desperate times called for a players-only meeting in the Washington Capitals' locker room after they fell behind 2-0 in their second-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Suffice it to say, when alternate captain Nicklas Backstrom and other leaders spoke up, it wasn't a cheery message. What's said matters little if the Capitals don't get […]

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NHL Playoffs: Penguins chase Holtby, beat Capitals to take 2-0 series lead
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You remember the 2007 NHL draft? The Flyers were robbed that year in the draft lottery and were forced to settle for the No. 2 overall pick later that June. They chose James van Riemsdyk and the Chicago Blackhawks — drafting first — tabbed Patrick Kane. Well, the Flyers got some needed payback Saturday night in Toronto at the […]

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