Tag Archives: Vezina Trophy

NHL Draft and Free Agency Frenzy: How Does the Metropolitan Division Look Now?

After the start of the NHL Free Agency Period, how do the Metropolitan Division teams look? Continue reading

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Refresh and Rebound: Which Capitals Need to Bounce Back in 2018-19?

Which Capitals need to rebound in 2018-19? Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 Preview: A Capital Homecoming

Photos: NHL via Getty Images “I think (Ovechkin) is taking fourteen years of frustration out on one playoff” – Jon Cooper, Head Coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning. We are now in the thick of the NHL Conference Finals. The … Continue reading

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Predicting the 2017-18 NHL Awards

Who will take home the NHL awards after the 2017-18 regular season? Continue reading

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A Look Ahead to the 2017-18 Season: Which Metropolitan Division Players Will Be the Most Productive?

Which players in the Metropolitan Division will be the most productive in 2017-18? Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Player Preview: Braden Holtby

NoVa Caps has been preparing key “player previews” for the upcoming season as the Washington Capitals begin to gear up for the start of training camp in two weeks. Today, we continue our previews with goaltender Braden Holtby. 

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Braden Holtby Comes Up Short in Consecutive Vezina Trophy Bid

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 … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Named 2016-2017 Vezina Trophy Finalist

Braden Holtby, the 2015-2016 Vezina Trophy winner, was once again selected as a finalist for the award for this season’s body of work. The Vezina Trophy is an annual award given to the goalkeeper selected to be the best at this … Continue reading

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Holtby Wins First Career Vezina Trophy

After a historic individual season, Capitals netminder Braden Holtby was awarded his first career Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s best goaltender. 

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Holtby, Quick, Bishop Named Vezina Finalists

What many Caps fans expected has happened: Bradeb Holtby, along with Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop and Los Angeles Kings netminder Jonathan Quick, have been named Vezina Trophy finalists, as voted by the league’s General Managers. 

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