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Japers' Rink Jun 23, 2017
Friday Caps Clips

Friday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Bidding farewell to Nate Schmidt, the 2017-18 schedule drops, Cristian Djoos re-signs and more. Your savory breakfast links: Fare thee well, Nate Schmidt: Nate sez goodbye, and so do his teammates and fans. Sniffle. [NoVa Caps, RMNB] “Braden Holtby called, and said ‘You’ve got to tell me.’” [St. Cloud Times] Thanks and stuff, says GM Brian MacLellan, and now our other young guys have a chance to step up. [CSNMA] The best of off-ice Nate. [CSNMA] “It’s a dark day for sports in D.C., but pour out a few cold ones for the good times....

Bobrovsky wins second Vezina Trophy with Blue Jackets

The other finalists were Braden Holtby and Carey Price.
Habs Eyes On The Prize Jun 21, 2017
Carey Price finishes third in Vezina Trophy voting

Carey Price finishes third in Vezina Trophy voting

The Habs netminder is back on form after a lengthy absence a year ago. The winner has been announced for the Vezina Trophy, with the award going to Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky. For the second time in his career, Sergei Bobrovsky of @BlueJacketsNHL is the Vezina Trophy winner. #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/Xf4UYPQRMx— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) June 22, 2017 The result isn’t surprising given his great performance in the 2016-17 season, leading the league in save percentage (.931) and goals-against average. (2.06). Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals was...
The Cannon Jun 21, 2017
Sergei Bobrovsky Wins Vezina Trophy

Sergei Bobrovsky Wins Vezina Trophy

The Blue Jackets netminder picked up his second career Vezina. Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets has won his second Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender. He beat out Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens and Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals. Bobrovsky notched 138 votes to win, beating Holtby (87) and Price (19). Bobrovsky had a season to remember in 2016-17. He led the NHL with a .931 save percentage as welll as 2.06 goals against average in 63 games played this season. Bobrovsky also tied for third in the NHL in shutouts this season. Bobrovsky was the backbone,...
Japers' Rink Jun 21, 2017
2017 NHL Awards: Open Thread

2017 NHL Awards: Open Thread

It’s time to hand out some hardware. Perhaps the most anticipated part of the evening has pretty much gone by the wayside... but hey, stick around to share your thoughts as the NHL hands out some shiny trophies. Will Braden Holtby take home another Vezina trophy? Are there any upsets awaiting us? Will there ever be sunshine in DC again once Schmidt departs for Las Vegas? Those questions and more to be answered later tonight.
CSN Washington Jun 21, 2017

Braden Holtby falls short of claiming Vezina for second consecutive season

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby fell short of claiming his second consecutive Vezina Trophy as the league's top netminder on Wednesday as the award was given to
Japers' Rink Jun 21, 2017
JRR Episode 57: Goaltending and Chances

JRR Episode 57: Goaltending and Chances

Nick Mercadante joins Adam Stringham to discuss Braden Holtby, the Capitals’ performance in the playoffs and where the team should go moving forward. Friend of the show, Nick Mercadante, joins Adam Stringham to discuss Braden Holtby’s play in the playoffs, the growth of Nate Schmidt and Dmitry Orlov, the future of the franchise and more! As always, thanks for listening - we truly appreciate your continued support. We’re reachable on Twitter (Adam, J.P., Stephen, JRR) so let us know if you ever have any questions or just want to talk some hockey, and be sure to subscribe, rate and...
Japers' Rink Jun 21, 2017
Tuesday Caps Clips: The Expansion Draft Awaits

Tuesday Caps Clips: The Expansion Draft Awaits

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Caps “new” jersey is revealed, and now all eyes turn to George McPhee and tonight’s expansion draft. Your savory breakfast links: Meet the new jerseys! They're... well, pretty much the same as the old jerseys. [Caps, Rink, FiCP, NoVa Caps, RMNB] The season in review for Tom Wilson... [Rink, RMNB, StarsandSticks] ...Brooks Orpik... [Peerless] ...and Jay Beagle (in photos). [FiCP] Braden Holtby arrived in Vegas and (after some requisite suit shopping for the big night) spoke to the assembled hockey media. [Monumental video] And while he's...
CSN Washington Jun 10, 2017

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby participates in Pride Parade

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby took the the streets of D.C. on Saturday to participate in the Capital Pride Alliance's 2017 Capital Pride Parade. Holtby, who took
CSN Washington Jun 8, 2017

Braden Holtby to participate in Capital Pride Parade

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby will participate in the Capital Pride Alliance's 2017 Capital Pride Parade which will take place on Saturday. He will be
Defending Big D Jun 5, 2017
2017 NHL Entry Draft Profile: Jake Oettinger

2017 NHL Entry Draft Profile: Jake Oettinger

The top goaltender in this year’s draft class has big size and even bigger potential Name: Jake Oettinger Team: Boston University (NCAA) Stats: 35 GP, 2.11 G.A.A., .927 save percentage, 21-11-3 record NHL Central Scouting Ranking: 1st (North American Goalies) NHL Comparable Player: Braden Holtby Out of all the different hockey positions, goaltending is, by far and away, the hardest to scout. It is an inherently unique position in the sport. Goalies wear different equipment, there are less spots for them on a team, and they usually play the full 60 minutes of a game, never taking a shift...
Japers' Rink Jun 5, 2017
JRR Episode 54: Rink Wraps - From Connolly to Holtby

JRR Episode 54: Rink Wraps - From Connolly to Holtby

Pat Holden ,of Russian Machine Never Breaks, joins Adam Stringham to discuss the seasons of Brett Connolly, Lars Eller, Philipp Grubauer and Braden Holtby. Pat Holden, of Russian Machine Never Breaks, joined Adam Stringham to discuss the individual seasons of: Playoff bench warmer: Brett Connolly Prototypical third line center: Lars Eller Las Vegas Golden Knights starting goaltender: Philipp Grubauer The missing piece Veizna Trophy Winner: Braden Holtby As always, thanks for listening - we truly appreciate your continued support. We’re reachable on Twitter (Adam, J.P., Stephen, JRR) so...

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