For Braden Holtby, signing a five-year extension was as much about validation as it was securing his financial future.
The Capitals have re-signed Braden Holtby to a five-year, $30.5 million contract extension, an average annual value of $6.1 million.
Braden Holtby is seeking Hernrik Lundqvist-type money in arbitration. The Capitals aren’t offering anything close.
With starting goalie Braden Holtby ill, the Washington Capitals have recalled backup Philipp Grubauer from Hershey of the AHL before Game 2 of their playoff series against the New York Islanders.
Braden Holtby made 27 saves while shutting out the Boston Bruins for the third time this season, Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals defeated the Bruins 3-0 on Wednesday night.
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.
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.
Speed, strength, talent and depth. The Washington Capitals had it all against the New Jersey Devils and it showed.
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.
Julien Brouillette won’t be joining his five Washington Capitals teammates who are on their way to play Olympic hockey in Sochi.