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Position
G
 
Jersey
70
Name  Braden Holtby
Born  9/16/1989
Height  6-2
Weight  203
Shoots  L
10/29/2014 10:03:00 PM
Description: Washington netminder Braden Holtby took his second loss of the seasn, Wednesday against Detroit.
Insight: He let up four goals on only 22 shots, but owners do not need to worry yet. Holtby will look to get back on track, next time out.
 
10/26/2014 10:19:00 AM
Description: Washington netminder Braden Holtby made 20 saves, to help the Capitals earn a 3-1 victory on Saturday night.
Insight: He is now 3-1-1 with a solid 1.92 GAA and .922 save percentage. Fantasy owners who gambled on Holtby later in drafts, have it paying off nicely early on.
 
10/12/2014 12:32:00 AM
Description: Washington netminder Braden Holtby stopped all 29 shots in recording a 4-0 shutout of the tough Boston Bruins in Boston.
Insight: Holtby could be in for a good season if the Capitals defenders continue to pay attention to the ice in front of him. That hasn't always been the case in the past.
 
10/9/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Washington netminder Braden Holtby played well in loss.
Insight: He had 23 saves on 24 shots, and eventually fell to the Canadiens, in a 2-1 shootout loss. Even though he came out on the wrong side of the scoreboard, it was a positive first game for Holtby.
 
1/25/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Washington netminder Braden Holtby made 21 saves to shut out the Canadiens Saturday.
Insight: Holtby didn't start from Jan. 5-20 after giving up five goals in three straight starts, but he has made 45 saves on 47 shots (.957 SV%) in his last two starts. Trust him at your own peril.
 
1/19/2014 10:12:00 PM
Description: Washington netminder Braden Holtby replaced Philip Grubauer for the second straight game Sunday at New York and made 17 saves on 18 shots in 42 minutes.
Insight: The Caps gave Holtby an extended break after he allowed 18 goals in just 190 minutes (5.68 GAA) over a four-game span from Dec. 10 to Jan. 4, but he's had to come in for Grubauer the last two games and could be close to reclaiming the starting job.
 
1/17/2014 10:20:00 PM
Description: Washington netminder Braden Holtby made his first appearance since Jan. 4 Friday in relief of Philipp Grubauer and allowed two goals on 22 shots in 38 minutes of action.
Insight: The Caps gave Holtby an extended break after he allowed 18 goals in just 190 minutes (5.68 GAA) over a four-game span from Dec. 10 to Jan. 4.
 
1/4/2014 1:45:00 PM
Description: Washington netminder Braden Holtby will start Saturday for the first time since Dec. 21. He'll take on the Minnesota Wild.
Insight: Philip Grubauer started the last five games after Holtby put up a 4.92 GAA and an .863 SV% in his first five starts of December.
 
12/20/2013 1:36:00 PM
Description: Washington netminder Braden Holtby will sit on Friday as the Capitals try Philipp Grubauer again in net against Carolina
Insight: Grubauer (3-0-1, 2.06 GAA, 9.37 SV%) will make his third start in four games. If Holtby continues to struggle it looks like the Capitals aren't afraid to play the 22-year-old.
 
11/1/2013 10:19:00 PM
Description: Washington netminder Braden Holtby picked up his first shutout of the year Friday in a win over Philadelphia.
Insight: Not only that, but he also was involved in an epic fight with Flyers goalie Ray Emery. Holtby finished the contest with 27 saves.
 
10/19/2013 10:33:00 PM
Description: Capitals goalie Braden Holtby had his best start of the season Saturday against the Blue Jackets to walk away with his second win.
Insight: Holtby allowed one goal on 38 shots Saturday and has given up five goals on 104 SOG (.952 SV%) in his last three games. He surrendered 13 goals on 102 shots (.873 SV%) his first four games.
 
Cold10/6/2013 10:25:00 AM
Description: Capitals goalie Braden Holtby showed improvement Saturday at Dallas, but he'll need to do a bit more to hold onto his starting job.
Insight: Holtby gave up two goals to Dallas, a step forward after allowing eight in his first two starts, but he saw only 21 SOG. The 24-year-old has allowed 10 goals on just 56 shots in three games (.848 SV%).
 
Cold10/4/2013 5:22:00 PM
Description: Capitals goalie Braden Holtby will start Saturday's game despite allowing eight goals in his first 75:37 this season.
Insight: The 24-year-old gave up five goals in the season opener at Chicago and was pulled after letting in three in the first 16:22 Thursday versus Calgary. He also got off to a terrible start last season before turning things around.
 
Cold10/3/2013 10:42:00 PM
Description: The Capitals put goalie Braden Holtby on the bench after he allowed three goals in the first 16:22 Thursday against the Flames.
Insight: The 24-year-old gave up five goals in the season opener at Chicago, so he's off to a terrible start for the second straight season. Last year, he had a 4.74 GAA after his first five appearances but ended up at 2.58.
 
Hot5/5/2013 10:15:00 AM
Description: Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby is 2-0 with a 0.47 GAA in 128 minutes in two games against the Rangers this series.
Insight: Holtby shut out New York in 68 minutes Saturday afternoon to put the Capitals up 2-0 in the first-round series. He won 23 games with a 2.58 GAA and a .920 SV% during the regular season and was tremendous during the playoffs last season as well.
 
5/2/2013 10:25:00 PM
Description: Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby made 35 saves on 36 shots to win Game 1 against the Rangers Thursday night.
Insight: Holtby had an up-and-down season but he finished strong with a 2.29 GAA in March and a 2.16 GAA in February to lead Washington to a division title and a No. 3 seed. He went 7-7 with a 1.95 GAA and a .935 SV% in the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
 
4/11/2013 6:23:00 PM
Description: Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby will be back in the crease Thursday against the Hurricanes after sitting out two straight games.
Insight: Holtby has won his last three starts and owns a 2.71 GAA and .914 SV% this season. He is 2-1 with a 2.00 GAA and .941 SV% in three starts against Carolina in 2013.
 
4/2/2013 5:28:00 PM
Description: Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby has allowed 11 goals over his last three starts but he'll get another chance Tuesday against the Hurricanes.
Insight: One of Holtby's four shutouts this season have come against Carolina, but he has been extremely inconsistent and is difficult to trust in fantasy leagues unless he is playing the Winnipeg Jets (3-0, 0.33 GAA, two shutouts in last three starts against them).
 
3/21/2013 10:33:00 PM
Description: Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby came up with his fourth shutout of the season Thursday against Winnipeg.
Insight: Holtby is tied for second in the NHL in shutouts with Mike Smith of Phoenix. Unfortunately, Holtby has been spotty in his other starts and owns a 2.77 GAA.
 
3/14/2013 11:59:00 AM
Description: Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby will sit out Thursday while Michal Neuvirth gets his first start since Feb. 7.
Insight: Neuvirth and Holtby traded the starting job earlier this season but Holtby has been the clear-cut No. 1 over the past month. However, Holtby has stumbled a bit with two straight losses and a 3.91 GAA.