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Holtby Withstands Brutal Hit from Hagelin (Video)

PITTSBURGH — The trend of savage hits continued in Game 4 of the second-round series between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Hits ranged from the benign… 266 more words


Murray helps Pens to 3-2 win over Caps; Letang could face suspension

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins scored a big Game 3 victory that may also come with a heavy cost.

Rookie goaltender Matt Murray shined in a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night, which gave the Penguins a 2-1 series lead, but it was the potential loss of defenceman Kris Letang that almost overshadowed the end result. 686 more words


Washington Capitals v. Pittsburgh Penguins Game 1 Recap

Three Stars:

First Star: TJ Oshie- 3 Goals, including the OT winner

Second Star: Braden Holtby- 42 Saves

Third Star: Nick Bonino- 1 Goal 1 Assist 18:23 TOI… 509 more words

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5 Reasons Why The Washington Capitals will Advance to the Eastern Conference Finals

For the first time since 2009, Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Cosby go head to head in a Stanley Cup Playoff series. It was Crosby who emerged victorious and went on to win the cup in ’09, but here is why The Great 8 will not be outdone by his long term rival this time around. 514 more words

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Goaltending Matchup: Holtby vs. Murray

Round two of the playoffs will rely heavily on goaltending for the Capitals and the Penguins.  Pittsburgh will be starting rookie goaltender Matt Murray who set AHL records in the 2014-15 season, and the Capitals will be starting Braden Holtby who recently tied with Brodeur for all-time most regular season wins (48).  948 more words


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.  320 more words


Finally, Holtby Named Vezina Finalist

We knew it was coming but it sure is great news that Capitals goalie Braden Holtby has been nominated for the Vezina Trophy. The Trophy is awarded to the player who the NHL managers vote as :the goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position.” 39 more words

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