Braden Holtby Comes Up Short in Consecutive Vezina Trophy Bid

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That facial expression is the face that Caps fans everywhere made after another rough night. After losing Nate Schmidt, Braden Holtby came up short in a chance to win his second consecutive Vezina Trophy. Instead, it was Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets that took home the Vezina. 

Bobrovsky made a huge impact on the Columbus Blue Jackets remarkable regular season run. He was third in the league in wins with 41 and posted a 41-17-5 record through 63 games with a .931 save percentage, a 2.06 goals-agaisnt average, and seven shutouts.

By Michael Marzzacco

About Michael Marzzacco

Michael is an avid DC sports fan with a passion for writing. He has followed the Washington Capitals since the 2003-04 season, around the time his enthusiasm for DC teams really began. It was from the days when they had the worst record in the league to when they became the most exciting team in the area. His Dad took him to his first Caps game a couple of years later. One of his favorite memories was being in the stands during the 2015 Winter Classic where Troy Brouwer scored the game-winning goal with 12 seconds left. Michael graduated from Radford University in May 2016, earning a degree in journalism and focusing on sports journalism and broadcasting. His goal is to work in sports media in Washington, D.C.
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One Response to Braden Holtby Comes Up Short in Consecutive Vezina Trophy Bid

  1. Anonymous says:

    Please link the article you wrote comparing their stats from the regular season

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