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The Hockey Writers Dec 9, 2018

Capitals Blank Blue Jackets – Holtby Earns Shutout

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 22nd goal and Braden Holtby got his 34th career shutout as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Saturday night. Travis Boyd had a goal and an assist, and Brett Connolly and ... The post Capitals Blank Blue Jackets – Holtby Earns Shutout appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Dec 8, 2018
Ovechkin scores 22nd in season, Capitals shut out Blue Jackets

Ovechkin scores 22nd in season, Capitals shut out Blue Jackets

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 22nd goal and Braden Holtby got his 34th career shutout as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
WTOP Dec 8, 2018
Holtby, Capitals shut out Blue Jackets 4-0

Holtby, Capitals shut out Blue Jackets 4-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 22nd goal and Braden Holtby got his 34th career shutout as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Saturday night. Travis Boyd had…
Sportsnet.ca Dec 2, 2018
Ducks’ Aberg goes top shelf to tie for team lead in goals

Ducks’ Aberg goes top shelf to tie for team lead in goals

Pontus Aberg went top corner to beat Braden Holtby for his eighth goal on the season, that ties Ryan Getzlaf for team lead. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
New York Daily News Nov 30, 2018

Defending champion Capitals pound Devils

WASHINGTON — The hits just keep on coming for the Devils. Literally. New Jersey was dealt two big blows on Friday night in Washington. The first was an actual blow when Tom Wilson hit Brett Seney just seconds after he was denied by Capitals goalie Brayden Holtby on the breakaway for the second...
The Hockey Writers Nov 27, 2018

Capitals Extend Streak to 6 With Win Over Isles

NEW YORK — Tom Wilson scored twice, Braden Holtby stopped 32 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders and former coach Barry Trotz 4-1 Monday night for their season-high sixth straight win. Nic Dowd and Alex Ovechkin also scored fo... The post Capitals Extend Streak to 6 With Win Over Isles appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
SFGate Nov 27, 2018

Tom Wilson scores twice as Capitals beat Islanders for 6th win in row

Tom Wilson had extra time to work on his skills while serving a suspension during the first 16 games of the season. It has paid off in a big way for the Capitals since his return. Wilson scored twice, Braden Holtby stopped 32 shots and Washington beat the host Islanders and former head coach Barry Trotz 4-1 Monday night for their season-high sixth straight win. Wilson has six goals and five assists in eight games since joining the lineup, including goals in four straight games. “I had lots of time, worked on a little bit of everything,” he said. “I just tried to make sure I could...
Sportsnet.ca Nov 26, 2018
Wilson, Capitals beat Islanders for 6th straight win

Wilson, Capitals beat Islanders for 6th straight win

Tom Wilson scored twice, Braden Holtby stopped 32 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders and former coach Barry Trotz 4-1 Monday night for their season-high sixth straight win. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Second City Hockey Nov 21, 2018
Blackhawks’ rally mashed by Capitals in 4-2 loss

Blackhawks’ rally mashed by Capitals in 4-2 loss

Chicago gets deep fried by Washington’s early three-goal lead. Tom Wilson scored 54 seconds into the game and the Capitals mashed the Blackhawks‘ comeback to hand Chicago a 4-2 loss Wednesday night at Capital One Arena. The Blackhawks fall to 0-6-1 in their last seven road games and their woes in Washington, D.C., continue as they haven’t won in the nation’s capital since Jan. 10, 2006. Andre Burakovsky, Michal Kempny and Devante Smith-Pelly each scored for the Capitals. Jakub Vrana had two assists. Braden Holtby was straight butter in net with 37 saves. Brandon Saad and Erik...
Puck Prose Nov 17, 2018

NHL: Andrei Vasilevskiy, Braden Holtby lead goaltending injury outbreak

Hockey is a team-oriented sport where every player is important for its success. However, the one position that can make or break your team is the goalie. NHL teams are learning this thanks to an injury outbreak. In the NHL, if you do not have a solid goaltender, that can ruin your team. There are so […] NHL: Andrei Vasilevskiy, Braden Holtby lead goaltending injury outbreak - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sportsnet.ca Nov 16, 2018
Oshie, Kuznetsov, Holtby to miss Capitals’ game vs. Avalanche

Oshie, Kuznetsov, Holtby to miss Capitals’ game vs. Avalanche

The Washington Capitals will be without Evgeny Kuznetsov, T.J. Oshie and Braden Holtby when they take on the Colorado Avalanche. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Last Word on Hockey Nov 15, 2018
Both Braden Holtby, Michal Kempny Day-to-Day for Washington Capitals

Both Braden Holtby, Michal Kempny Day-to-Day for Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals have announced that goalie Braden Holtby and defenceman Michal Kempny are both day-to-day with specific ailments. Holtby is out with an upper-body injury and Kempny is sidelined with an illness. https://twitter.com/ikhurshudyan/status/1063149373251452928 Braden Holtby, Michal Kempny Out Holtby was a late scratch from Wednesday's game against the Winnipeg Jets. Pheonix Copley made his second start in as many nights in the 3-1 loss. The Lloydminster, Saskatechewan native is 5-5-2 with a 3.24 goals-against-average. Holtby also has a .900 save percentage and one shutout so...
Sportsnet.ca Nov 15, 2018
University of Manitoba coach serves as backup for Capitals

University of Manitoba coach serves as backup for Capitals

Washington starter Braden Holtby was a late-day scratch with an undisclosed upper-body injury so the Capitals needed someone to back up goalie Pheonix Copley. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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