Braden Holtby turns in the save of the day in 2017 NHL All-Star game

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Braden Holtby turned in the save of the afternoon in Sunday’s NHL All-Star game. The victim, like so many times before, was a Boston Bruin.

The save came in the second (final) period of the first-round game between the Atlantic Division and the Metropolitan Division. Holtby shut the door on Boston’s Brad Marchand, to maintain a two-goal lead for the Metropolitan Division.

The Metropolitan Division would go on to win the first round game 10-6, advancing to face the Pacific Division in the final of the 2017 All-Star game. The save, in super slow-mo:

Holtby still owns Boston.

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By Jon Sorensen

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About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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