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www.bostonherald.com 16 hours ago
Capitals advance with 6-3 win over Blue Jackets in Game 6

Capitals advance with 6-3 win over Blue Jackets in Game 6

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Washington Capitals can now turn their attention to the Pittsburgh Penguins and avenging some playoff disappointments.The Capitals won four straight games over the Columbus Blue Jackets after fumbling the first two in overtime at home, capping their opening-round playoff series with a 6-3 victory Monday night in Game 6.Alex Ovechkin scored twice, including his 50th playoff goal, and Braden Holtby had 35 saves to lift the Capitals, who never trailed after winning in overtime in Game 5 on Saturday. After Ovechkin's second-period goals, Washington never relinquished a...
CBC News 18 hours ago
Ovie scores twice as Capitals oust Blue Jackets to set up another battle with Penguins

Ovie scores twice as Capitals oust Blue Jackets to set up another battle with Penguins

Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Braden Holtby had 35 saves as the Washington Capitals advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 6-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 6 on Monday night.
WTOP 18 hours ago

Capitals advance with 6-3 win over Blue Jackets in Game 6

Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Braden Holtby had 35 saves as the Washington Capitals advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 6-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 6 on Monday night. The post Capitals advance with 6-3 win over Blue Jackets in Game 6 appeared first on WTOP.
Puck Prose Apr 20, 2018

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Washington Capitals saved by Braden Holtby

Goaltender Braden Holtby had a rough regular season, but he’s coming through for the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Washington Capitals didn’t have an ideal start to their Stanley Cup Playoffs. Despite having home-ice advantage, they lost both Games 1 and 2 at home, putting them behind 2-0 in the series. Thanks […] Stanley Cup Playoffs: Washington Capitals saved by Braden Holtby - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Pension Plan Puppets Apr 20, 2018
Friday’s FTB - On the ropes

Friday’s FTB - On the ropes

Take your mind off the Leafs being a game away from elimination with the links here From the Front Page FUUUUUUUUCK It’s Mattinen vs Rasanen in the conference finals - ElSeldoEemeli Rasanen and the Kingston Frontenacs will take on Nicolas Mattinen and the Hamilton Bulldogs in an all yellow and black OHL Eastern Conference Final. Stuff from Others MLHS has a subscription service you should consider Washington evens series with regulation win - Japers' RinkBraden Holtby and the Capitals bested Columbus 4 to 1 to tie their ECQF series at 2. Andrew Hammond will start between the pipes for...
SFGate Apr 20, 2018

Capitals win, even East series with Blue Jackets at 2-2

Washington’s Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots as the visiting Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday to even the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at two games apiece. Tom Wilson and Alex Ovechkin each had a goal and an assist, and T.J. Oshie also scored for the Capitals, who won in regulation after the first three games of the series were decided in overtime. All four games in the series have been won by the road team. Game 5 is Saturday afternoon in Washington. ...
Sportsnet.ca Apr 19, 2018
Capitals top Blue Jackets to even series at 2 games each

Capitals top Blue Jackets to even series at 2 games each

Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.
CBC News Apr 19, 2018
Kuznetsov's big night helps Caps draw even with Blue Jackets

Kuznetsov's big night helps Caps draw even with Blue Jackets

Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.
WTOP Apr 19, 2018

Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday night to even their playoff… The post Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each appeared first on WTOP.
Last Word on Hockey Apr 17, 2018
Washington Capitals Braden Holtby to Start Game Three

Washington Capitals Braden Holtby to Start Game Three

The Washington Capitals have announced that Goaltender Braden Holtby will get the start in game three. Goaltender Philipp Grubauer was pulled during the third period of game two. Holtby To Start Game Three After losing the first two games of the Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Columbus Blue Jackets the Caps are making a change in net. Holtby struggled in the regular season and lost the job to Grubauer. Grubauer played well down the stretch during the regular season. Holtby was 34-16-4 this year with a 2.99 GAA and a 9.07 SV percentage. He didn't record a shutout this year. In his eight-year NHL...
CBC News Apr 17, 2018
NHL playoff notes: Capitals goalie Braden Holtby draws back in for Game 3

NHL playoff notes: Capitals goalie Braden Holtby draws back in for Game 3

Braden Holtby is getting the chance to regain his form in goal and help Washington cut into a 2-0 deficit in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The NHL's top goalie in 2016 will start Game 3 at Columbus on Wednesday night over Philipp Grubauer.
Sportsnet.ca Apr 17, 2018
Capitals’ Braden Holtby to start Game 3 against Blue Jackets

Capitals’ Braden Holtby to start Game 3 against Blue Jackets

The Washington Capitals will turn to Braden Holtby for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Hockey Writers Apr 12, 2018

3 Underrated Blue Jackets/Capitals Stories to Watch

Sergei Bobrvosky gets his opportunity to play someone other than the Pittsburgh Penguins. Alexander Ovechkin is still chasing a Stanley Cup. Philipp Grubauer starts in goal over Braden Holtby. The Columbus Blue Jackets are seeking their first ever playoff series win. The Capitals have dominated the Blue Jackets while on the power play. These are […] The post 3 Underrated Blue Jackets/Capitals Stories to Watch appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Apr 10, 2018
Washington Capitals Name Philipp Grubauer Starter for Game One

Washington Capitals Name Philipp Grubauer Starter for Game One

The Washington Capitals have announced that goaltender Philipp Grubauer will get the start over Braden Holtby in Game One of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Columbus Blue Jackets. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/983731479372029952 Philipp Grubauer to Start Game One for Caps The Washington Capitals are going with Grubauer over Braden Holtby for game one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This does not come as a huge shock as Grubauer has played better than Holtby for most of the year. This year Holtby went 36-16-4 with a 2.99 goals against average and a .907 save percentage. He did not...
CBC News Apr 10, 2018
Capitals opt for playoff-inexperienced Philipp Grubauer in goal for opener

Capitals opt for playoff-inexperienced Philipp Grubauer in goal for opener

Philipp Grubauer will start Thursday's Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs for the Washington Capitals against Columbus over Vezina Trophy-winning goalie Braden Holtby. Grubauer started 10 of the final 16 games of the regular season.

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