Capitals Braden Holtby Wins His 250th Game, Becoming the Second-Fastest Goalie Ever to Do So

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Since his establishment as the Capitals’ starting netminder in 2012, Braden Holtby has compiled win upon win and in securing another victory in the Capitals’ 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night, he reached the 250-win plateau for his career.

Holtby is the second-fasted goalie to reach the milestone as his 409 game fall behind only Montreal Canadiens’ great Ken Dryden who reached it in only 381 games. Below is a graphic the from Capitals’ PR on the Top 6 in the “Fastest to 250 Wins in NHL History.

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The win brought Holtby’s win total for the 2018-19 to 25 and his overall record to 25-16-4. Holtby’s win percentage of 61.3 for his career ranks first among active netminders with at least 250 wins, ahead of Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury’s 55.0%

By Diane Doyle

About Diane Doyle

Been a Caps fan since November 1975 when attending a game with my then boyfriend and now husband.
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3 Responses to Capitals Braden Holtby Wins His 250th Game, Becoming the Second-Fastest Goalie Ever to Do So

  1. Anonymous says:

    Greatest goalie in franchise history, on a hof track. Needs extension just like OV,Backy

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  2. Anonymous says:

    Another impressive mark for Holtby..but also a tip of the cap to the team.

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