Braden Holtby

John Healy
February 13, 2020 - 9:00 am
It is about that time when the NHL trade rumor mill starts heating up. The league already had a bit of a shakeup back in December when former MVP Taylor Hall was traded from the Devils to the Arizona Coyotes, but there is still plenty more action to come. No one team in the league is immune from...
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Capitals still have faith in Holtby: 'He's no quitter'
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Chris Lingebach
February 12, 2020 - 7:30 pm
The Capitals are standing behind goaltender Braden Holtby after his hellish recent stretch of play. Center Lars Eller explains the Holtby's importance to the team and the urgency they should have to play better in front of him.
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Braden Holtby continues his downward slide
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Chris Lingebach
February 10, 2020 - 7:14 pm
The Capitals are being patient with Braden Holtby, but the championship-caliber goalie isn't make a strong case for himself to remain the starter in net. As Holtby continues to struggle to find his form, rookie Ilya Samsonov remains rock-steady.
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Capitals approaching crossroads between Holtby, Samsonov
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Chris Lingebach
February 07, 2020 - 7:02 pm
There are no easy answers for the complicated riddle facing Capitals coach Todd Reirden. As Braden Holtby has struggled all season, rookie goaltender Ilya Samsonov has remained stellar. Soon, Reirden must make a choice, and it will determine the result of their entire season. Here's the nuance that...
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Carlson reflects on losing hardest shot competition to Weber
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Chris Lingebach
February 01, 2020 - 10:06 am
John Carlson wasn't able to go back-to-back as the hardest shot champion in the 2020 NHL All-Star Skills Competition, losing out to Montreal's Shea Weber. Carlson reflects on that experience and sharing All-Star weekend with Capitals teammates T.J. Oshie and Braden Holtby.
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Ilya Samsonov could soon supplant Braden Holtby as Caps' top goalie
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Chris Lingebach
January 21, 2020 - 5:17 pm
We could be witnessing the beginnings of a Grubauer-Holtby situation developing for the Capitals.
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'No-quit mentality' fueled Caps' unfathomable comeback vs. Sharks
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Chris Lingebach
January 07, 2020 - 6:32 pm
The Capitals were never supposed to win Sunday against the Sharks. They were never supposed to come back two goals with under a minute to play. And yet they did.
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Ilya Samsonov learning English faster than anticipated
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Chris Lingebach
December 20, 2019 - 11:00 am
With Ilya Samsonov's success key to determining the Caps' future, it's good to know teammates says he's acclimating to the U.S. quickly.
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Inside the Capitals' ownership of the Boston Bruins
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Chris Lingebach
December 16, 2019 - 4:15 pm
It's the type of stretch opposing fanbases remember with horror for decades. How the Capitals have seized unprecedented dominance over Boston for the past six seasons.
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Todd Reirden: Capitals have the makings of a 'special group'
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Chris Lingebach
December 16, 2019 - 2:21 pm
The Capitals are having the type of season that makes you wonder how far it might lead them, a fact head coach Todd Reirden acknowledges.
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