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.
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