Braden Holtby G WAS 4 Days
Holtby blew a late 4-2 lead and ended taking a 5-4 shootout loss Tuesday against Edmonton. He made 27 saves.
With Holtby and the Caps up two goals in the final five minutes of the game against the sad-sack Oilers, this looked like a guaranteed win. But they let off the gas pedal and let Edmonton storm back late, and the end result was Holtby's second consecutive four-goal effort (and loss).
Braden Holtby G WAS 5 Days
Holtby is slated to start Tuesday's game against the Oilers.
Holtby will look to help the Caps snap a two-game losing streak Tuesday against an Edmonton squad that is tied with Buffalo for last place in points (31) in the NHL to date.
Braden Holtby G WAS 8 Days
Holtby gave up four goals on 30 shots Friday against the Predators, incurring his first regulation loss in 10 games.
Quite the run for Hoby, who holds a 14-2-4 record in his last 20 games. With a 22-9-7 record on the season, to go with a .923 save percentage, 2.22 GAA, and four shutouts, Holtby has been an absolute monster for fantasy owners. Don't be worried about Friday's rough outing, as the Holby had allowed just two goals in his previous three games and was facing the NHL-leading Predators. He'll bounce back and is a must-start every game he plays.
Braden Holtby G WAS 9 Days
Holtby will be in the crease for Friday's game against the Predators, Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post reports.
Fresh off his fourth shutout of the season Wednesday against the Flyers, Holtby will be between the pipes for his 21st consecutive start. The netminder has won three games in a row and 14 of his last 19, making him a strong play in any fantasy format.
Braden Holtby G WAS 10 Days
Holtby recorded a 21 save shutout Wednesday against the Flyers.
The Caps needed every one of Holtby's saves Wednesday night, as they just squeaked by the Flyers 1-0. Holtby has now won three straight games, and allowed just two total goals over that span.
Braden Holtby G WAS 11 Days
Holtby will get the start in goal Wednesday against the Flyers, Adam Vingan of NHL.com reports.
It'll be start No. 20 in a row for Holtby, who has certainly justified the heavy workload through his excellent play during that time. He's been particularly good thus far in January, winning five of his six turns to go along with a 2.00 GAA and .938 save percentage. Continue to roll with him while he sizzles.
Braden Holtby G WAS 12 Days
Holtby stopped 31 of 32 shots in Monday's 2-1 win over the Avalanche.
Holtby's been on a hot stretch since the calendar flipped to 2015 as he's now 5-1-0 in the new year and has allowed just 12 goals in that span. At 21-8-7 with a 2.23 GAA and .923 save percentage, he's been a solid play most of the season and is a reliable option between the pipes.
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Holtby is in line to start Monday's game against the Avalanche.
He'll be backed up by Justin Peters, who Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post suggests will likely start Saturday's game against the Stars, on the heels of the team's Friday tilt in Nashville.
Braden Holtby G WAS 13 Days
Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post indicates that he expects Holtby to start Monday's game against Colorado.
Holtby, who will be making his 36th start of the season, has won four of his last five turns, while upping his overall record to 20-8-7, with a 2.27 GAA and .921 save percentage.
Braden Holtby G WAS 14 Days
Holtby made 26 saves in Saturday's 3-1 win over Detroit. It was his 18th straight start, a span in which he has gone 12-2-4.
He has been particularly sharp in those games -- he has allowed two or fewer goals in 10 of those outings. He's a solid activation right now; use regularly.