Braden Holtby

Nicklas Backstrom #19 and Brooks Orpik #44 celebrate with goalie Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals after defeating the Philadelphia Flyers 1-0 at Verizon Center on January 14, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Shut out Flyers 1-0 in Holtby’s 20th Straight Start

Braden Holtby’s iron-man run produced another shutout as he made 21 saves in his 20th consecutive start and lifted the Washington Capitals to a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.

01/14/2015

Head Coach Barry Trotz of the Washington Capitals looks on next to Alex Ovechkin #8. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Trotz: Holtby is a ‘Blue-Collar Battler,’ Ovechkin Realizes He’s Mortal

After an impressive 2-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche, Capitals head coach Barry Trotz says the team is buying into how they have to play.

01/13/2015

Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with his teamates after scoring a goal as Mike Sislo #32 of the New Jersey Devils looks on during their game at the Prudential Center on December 20, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Holtby, Backstrom Lead Capitals Past Devils

Speed, strength, talent and depth. The Washington Capitals had it all against the New Jersey Devils and it showed.

12/21/2014

Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring a goal. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ovechkin, Holtby Help Capitals Beat Devils, 6-2

Alex Ovechkin scored in his third straight game, Braden Holtby made 26 saves and the Washington Capitals beat New Jersey 6-2 on Thursday night, handing the Devils their first loss.

10/16/2014

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Holtby Makes 25 Saves, Capitals Beat Devils

Julien Brouillette won’t be joining his five Washington Capitals teammates who are on their way to play Olympic hockey in Sochi.

02/09/2014

Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals. (Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Laich: ‘We Have 3 Goaltenders … That’s Not an Ideal Situation for Any of Them’

With three goaltenders on the roster, and maintaining a heavy rotation between them all, the Capitals have yet to find consistent play in net this season, and Brooks Laich tells the Junkies, that’s not ideal for any of them.

01/08/2014

Ray Emery #29 of the Philadelphia Flyers fights with Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals during the third period at the Wells Fargo Center on November 1, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Capitals shutout the Flyers 7-0. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps’ Holtby Unwilling Participant in Brutal Hockey Fight

The Washington Capitals were able to escape Philadelphia with a 7-0 victory and their lives Friday night, as the Wells Fargo Center transformed into the Roman Coliseum.

11/02/2013

File photo of Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Holtby’s Career High Saves Stop Hurricanes; Caps Win 6th Straight

The Washington Capitals finished off a month’s worth of role reversal Thursday night, winning their sixth straight and extending the Carolina Hurricanes’ losing streak to seven with a 3-1 victory.

04/11/2013

Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals - Game Four

Capitals Top Islanders in Shootout, Take Division Lead

The Washington Capitals’ long, slow comeback toward a playoff spot took another big step Thursday night with a 2-1 shootout win over the New York Islanders.

04/04/2013

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Holtby, Ovechkin Help Capitals Down Jets

Braden Holtby made 20 saves for his fourth shutout of the season and Alexander Ovechkin had a goal and two assists in the Washington Capitals’ 4-0 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

03/21/2013

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