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Braden Holtby

27-Year-Old Goalie – Washington Capitals

2016-17 NHL Stats

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42

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13

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9

GAA

2.07

SV%

.925

2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Sometimes less is more. Holtby should agree, as he started six fewer games last year than the previous season’s 72, but despite posting nearly identical ratios, he ended up with 48 wins, tying Martin Brodeur’s all-time NHL record and winning him a Vezina Trophy. What do you ...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 217   DOB: 9/16/1989   BORN: Lloydminster, Saskatchewan   DRAFTED: 4th Rd, #93 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Braden Holtby Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $30.5 million contract extension with the Capitals in July 2015.

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Holtby finished the 2016-17 season with a 2.07 GAA and .925 save percentage en route to a 42-13-6 record in 63 games.

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Braden Holtby NHL Stats
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  Goalie Stats
Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2010-11 21 NHL WAS 14 10 2 2 2 1.79 22 332 310 .934
2011-12 22 NHL WAS 7 4 2 1 1 2.49 15 192 177 .922
2012-13 23 NHL WAS 36 23 12 1 4 2.58 90 1123 1033 .920
2013-14 24 NHL WAS 48 23 15 4 4 2.85 126 1475 1349 .915
2014-15 25 NHL WAS 73 41 20 10 9 2.22 157 2044 1887 .923
2015-16 26 NHL WAS 66 48 9 7 3 2.20 141 1802 1661 .922
2016-17 27 NHL WAS 63 42 13 6 9 2.07 127 1690 1563 .925
2016-17 Proj 27 NHL WAS 67 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Braden Holtby

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

58:25

Average Time On Ice

On average, Braden Holtby was on the ice for 58:25.

Year Ice Time
2014-15 58:11
2015-16 58:12
2016-17 58:25

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Braden Holtby
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Date Opp W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
May 10 PIT 0 1 0 2.11 2 28 26 .929
May 8 @PIT 1 0 0 2.03 2 18 16 .889
May 6 PIT 1 0 0 2.00 2 22 20 .909
May 3 @PIT 0 1 0 3.10 3 18 15 .833
May 1 @PIT 1 0 0 1.90 2 30 28 .933
Apr 29 PIT 0 1 0 4.50 3 14 11 .786
Apr 27 PIT 0 1 0 3.10 3 21 18 .857
Apr 23 @TOR 1 0 0 0.91 1 38 37 .974
Apr 21 TOR 1 0 0 0.98 1 25 24 .960
Apr 19 @TOR 1 0 0 4.00 4 34 30 .882
Apr 17 @TOR 0 1 0 3.93 4 28 24 .857
Apr 15 TOR 0 1 0 2.64 4 51 47 .922
Apr 13 TOR 1 0 0 1.85 2 37 35 .946
Apr 9 FLA 0 1 0 1.50 1 15 14 .933
Apr 8 @BOS Did Not Play
Apr 5 NYR 1 0 0 0.00 0 24 24 1.000
Apr 4 @TOR Did Not Play
Apr 2 @CLM 1 0 0 2.00 2 37 35 .946
Mar 31 @ARI 0 1 0 6.79 6 25 19 .760
Mar 29 @COL Did Not Play
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Mar 28 @MIN 1 0 0 3.93 4 30 26 .867
Mar 25 ARI 1 0 0 1.02 1 29 28 .966
Mar 23 CLM 1 0 0 0.92 1 30 29 .967
Mar 21 CGY 1 0 0 2.00 2 31 29 .935
Mar 18 @TAM 1 0 0 3.05 3 29 26 .897
Mar 16 NAS 0 0 1 1.97 2 24 22 .917
Mar 14 MIN 1 0 0 2.03 2 32 30 .938
Mar 12 @ANA 0 1 0 5.08 5 32 27 .844
Mar 11 @LOS Did Not Play
Mar 9 @SAN 0 1 0 4.14 4 24 20 .833
Mar 6 DAL 0 1 0 7.20 3 11 8 .727
Mar 4 PHI 1 0 0 0.95 1 31 30 .968
Mar 2 NJD 1 0 0 0.00 0 15 15 1.000
Feb 28 @NYR 1 0 0 1.00 1 30 29 .967
Feb 25 @NAS Did Not Play
Feb 24 EDM 1 0 0 1.00 1 31 30 .968
Feb 22 @PHI 1 0 0 1.02 1 34 33 .971
Feb 19 @NYR Did Not Play
Feb 18 @DET 0 0 1 1.88 2 23 21 .913
Feb 11 ANA 1 0 0 4.07 4 22 18 .818
Feb 9 DET 1 0 0 3.00 3 17 14 .824
Feb 7 CAR 1 0 0 0.00 0 23 23 1.000
Feb 5 LOS Did Not Play
Feb 4 @MON 1 0 0 2.00 2 22 20 .909
Feb 1 BOS 1 0 0 3.00 3 33 30 .909
Jan 31 @NYI Did Not Play
Jan 26 @NJD 1 0 0 2.00 2 29 27 .931
Jan 24 @OTT Did Not Play
Jan 23 CAR 1 0 0 1.02 1 26 25 .962
Jan 21 @DAL Did Not Play
Jan 19 @STL 1 0 0 3.00 3 25 22 .880
Jan 16 @PIT 0 0 0 8.82 5 26 21 .808
Jan 15 PHI Did Not Play
Jan 13 CHI 1 0 0 0.00 0 24 24 1.000
Jan 11 PIT 1 0 0 2.00 2 32 30 .938
Jan 9 @MON 1 0 0 1.00 1 23 22 .957
Jan 7 @OTT 1 0 0 0.00 0 30 30 1.000
Jan 5 CLM 1 0 0 0.00 0 29 29 1.000
Jan 3 TOR 0 0 0 9.00 3 8 5 .625
Jan 1 OTT 1 0 0 1.02 1 24 23 .958
Dec 31 @NJD Did Not Play
Dec 29 NJD 0 0 1 0.92 1 27 26 .963
Dec 27 @NYI 0 1 0 4.21 4 31 27 .871
Dec 23 TAM 1 0 0 0.00 0 23 23 1.000
Dec 21 @PHI 0 0 1 1.88 2 38 36 .947
Dec 17 MON 0 1 0 2.11 2 25 23 .920
Dec 16 @CAR Did Not Play
Dec 13 @NYI 1 0 0 2.00 2 28 26 .929
Dec 11 VAN 1 0 0 0.00 0 20 20 1.000
Dec 9 @BUF Did Not Play
Dec 7 BOS 1 0 0 2.95 3 34 31 .912
Dec 5 BUF 1 0 0 1.94 2 33 31 .939
Dec 3 @TAM 0 0 1 0.94 1 33 32 .970
Dec 1 NYI 0 1 0 3.21 3 28 25 .893
Nov 26 @TOR 0 1 0 4.21 4 37 33 .892
Nov 25 BUF Did Not Play
Nov 23 STL 1 0 0 3.00 3 21 18 .857
Nov 20 CLM 0 1 0 3.05 3 23 20 .870
Nov 18 DET 1 0 0 0.00 0 25 25 1.000
Nov 16 PIT 1 0 0 1.02 1 26 25 .962
Nov 15 @CLM Did Not Play
Nov 12 @CAR Did Not Play
Nov 11 @CHI 1 0 0 1.94 2 34 32 .941
Nov 8 SAN 0 1 0 2.07 2 22 20 .909
Nov 5 FLA 1 0 0 2.03 2 24 22 .917
Nov 3 WPG 1 0 0 2.86 3 27 24 .889
Nov 1 @WPG 1 0 0 2.03 2 45 43 .956
Oct 30 @CGY 1 0 0 1.00 1 22 21 .955
Oct 29 @VAN Did Not Play
Oct 26 @EDM 0 1 0 4.00 4 29 25 .862
Oct 22 NYR 0 1 0 3.10 3 25 22 .880
Oct 20 @FLA 1 0 0 2.00 2 28 26 .929
Oct 18 COL Did Not Play
Oct 15 NYI 1 0 0 1.02 1 22 21 .955
Oct 13 @PIT 0 0 1 1.88 2 30 28 .933

Braden Holtby: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Holtby allowed two goals on 28 shots in Wednesday's 2-0 loss to the Penguins in Game 7.

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Holtby will defend the cage while facing elimination for the third consecutive outing in Wednesday's Game 7 against Pittsburgh, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.

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Holtby turned aside 16 of 18 shots in a 5-2 win over the Penguins in Game 6 on Monday.

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Holtby will start Game 6 against the Penguins on Monday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.

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Holtby made 20 saves in Saturday's 4-2, Game 5 win over the Penguins.

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Holtby will start between the pipes in Saturday's Game 5 against the Penguins, Mike Vogel of Monumental Sports Network reports.

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Holtby allowed three goals on just 18 shots in a 3-2 loss Wednesday to the Penguins in Game 4.

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Holtby will get the starting nod for Wednesday's Game 4 clash against the Penguins, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.

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Holtby saved 28 of 30 shots in Monday's Game 3 overtime win over Pittsburgh.

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Holtby will tend twine in Monday's Game 3 in Pittsburgh, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.

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Holtby was replaced by Philipp Grubauer to start the third period Saturday.

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Holtby will start at home in Saturday's Game 2 against the Penguins, CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016-17

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2015-16

Holtby is developing into a member of the NHL’s upper crust of goaltenders. He’s coming off a career year, having racked up 41 wins with a 2.22 GAA, .923 save percentage and nine shutouts in 73 games. That was enough to finish fourth in the Vezina voting, and Holtby took things to a whole new level in the postseason, ringing up a 1.71 GAA and .944 save percentage. Holtby’s talents have been unleashed by goalie coach Mitch Korn, who's helped the twinetender control his athleticism, improve his positioning and bring an effectiveness to his game that hadn’t previously been there. Holtby took to Korn’s unique training techniques like a duck to water, and it’s clear he’s just scratching the surface on his immense potential. This coming season will cement his spot among the league’s top five ‘tenders. And who knows, we might see his name among the top three in very short order.

2014-15

While there is great debate about what the arrival of Barry Trotz means for many Caps players, Holtby is one player for whom the new regime will do wonders. For a supposed franchise goaltender, Holtby has been looking over his shoulder a great deal over the past couple of seasons. He looked to have been displaced by youngster Philipp Grubauer and trade deadline acquisition Jaroslav Halak at different points last season, but he’ll once again enter 2014-15 with a hold on the No. 1 job. With the arrival of Trotz and goalie guru Mitch Korn, the organization has firmly committed to Holtby. Trotz and Korn have worked wonders for goalies in the past, and although the Caps have a way to go to provide Holtby with the kind of structure Predators goalies could count on, the Saskatchewan native has all the tools to emerge as an elite fantasy goaltender. With a deeper defense in front of him and no one challenging his job from the bench, Holtby may be primed to have a breakout campaign.

2013-14

Holtby comes into the 2013-2014 season as the Caps’ number-one choice in goal. His 23 wins were good for fourth in the league, and his 90 goals allowed put him 10th among NHL goalies. He struggled out of the gate, allowing three or more goals several times in the first month of the season, but he stepped up as the season progressed. He is not yet a top-tier goalie but is expected to get the majority of starts for Washington and would make a fine No. 2 for most fantasy teams. The Capitals defense was eighth in shots allowed when Holtby was in the net, which is concerning and may limit his win total this season.

2012-13

Holtby was the new kid in town for the Caps last year and established himself as a formidable netminder in last Spring's playoffs. Filling in for injured Tomas Vokoun and Michal Neuvirth, Holtby played in 14 playoff games with a save percentage of .933. He was 7-7 in that time. Extrapolate Holtby’s playoff and regular season save percentages out, and he is in the top 5-6 net-minders in the league. It's unreasonable to conclude his playoff pace will sustain itself over a whole season, but Washington has a talented netminder here. With Vokoun gone, Holtby is the likely starter for the Caps. Holtby is unlikely to be flying off draft boards but managers in the know will tuck him away in the middle rounds.

2011-12

Holtby will be the starter in AHL Hershey, due to the signing of veteran Tomas Vokoun. With the success he had when he got his chance last year, the organization was comfortable enough to trade away Semyon Varlamov. Holtby may be the most talented of what is now two young guys in net for Washington. He has taken AHL Hershey to the Calder Cup, and will fine-tune his skills again this year. In 14 career contests, he has an amazing 10-2-2 record, including two shutouts with a 1.79 goals against average and .934 save percentage. This kid may be special, so look for the team to make room for him on the roster no later than next season.

2010-11

Holtby will be the starter in AHL Hershey as the two other young netminders get their shot. Depending on injury, Holtby may be back in the NHL this year, but possibly starting. He has the ability to become an NHL starter, but not sure if that will happen in Washington.

2009-10

Holtby, a young netminder has played strong between the pipes for the WHL Saskatoon Blades. He was 40-16-4 last year and had an impressive 2.62 goals against average and .910 save percentage. With all the young goalie talent Washington has, Holtby should be back in the WHL this year. He still has a ways to go to make it to the big league, but the kid has the talent to do just that.