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A Workload of Highlights: Notable Moments From Braden Holtby’s Career With the Washington Capitals

With longtime Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby having signed a two-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks in free agency, it is now appropriate to look at the highlights of Holtby’s career with the Capitals.  Since his first NHL appearance in … Continue reading

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“A Great Teammate And Even Better Friend”: Tom Wilson Pays Tribute to Braden Holtby in Heartfelt Video

Harry How/Getty Images North America Although longtime Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby’s departure in NHL free agency was widely anticipated upon the opening of the market on Friday, the absence of the person and player Holtby was for the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Release “Thank You” Video For Braden Holtby

The ink has now dried on Braden Holtby’s new contract with the Vancouver Canucks, but the expressions of gratitude and tributes to Braden have only just begun. On Saturday the Capitals released a “thank you” video dedicated to Braden for … Continue reading

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Capitals’ General Manager Brian MacLellan Thanks Braden Holtby

Photo: @bbholtby His reign in Washington has sadly come to an end. Braden Holtby signed a two-year deal with the Vancouver Canucks on Friday, ending his 10-year stay in the nation’s capital. We knew it was coming, but it is … Continue reading

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Report: Canucks Sign Braden Holtby To Two-Year, $8.6 Million Contract

According to The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta, goaltender Braden Holtby has signed a two-year contract that carries a $4.3 million cap hit with the Vancouver Canucks after they did not re-sign Jacob Markstrom and the Washington Capitals reportedly signed Henrik … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals’ Pending UFA Braden Holtby To Hit Open Market

According to The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta, Washington Capitals’ pending unrestricted free agent Braden Holtby will hit the open market on Friday, October 9.

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Why The Capitals Will Need To Acquire A Veteran Backup Goaltender For The 2020-21 Season

Assuming Braden Holtby does indeed decide to leave the Capitals for that big payday this offseason (we can’t blame him), the Washington Capitals will find themselves in need of a second goaltender for the 2020-21 season. While many are suggesting … Continue reading

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Brian MacLellan Regarding Braden Holtby And Free Agency: “I Would Expect He Goes Into Free Agency”

Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan and new Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media Tuesday afternoon. The final question asked of MacLellan was about Braden Holtby’s status with free agency, and if he expected Holtby to enter … Continue reading

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From the Small-Town Farm to the Big City Arena— Capitals’ Braden Holtby: “You Put Your Mind And Energy Towards Something, You Can Do Whatever You Want”

The face of Washington Capitals goaltending during the last decade has been Braden Holtby, or affectionately known as “Holtbeast” by fans. But prior to being drafted in 2008, many seasons spent with the AHL’s Hershey Bears and ECHL’s South Carolina … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Available Budget For 2020 Free Agency

Yet another Washington Capitals season has ended in disappointing fashion (most of them do, that’s sports.) This year’s offseason will be critical in terms of addressing needs and reshaping the team, as there are many areas of concern that need … Continue reading

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