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Capitals Insider Archive: Braden Holtby

Braden Holtby on reacting to unfamiliar shooters and rinks in the NHL

During his time in NHL games and even AHL contests, Braden Holtby doesn't have the benefit of familiarity with many of the shooters he's facing or the rinks that he's playing in. So in almost every scenario, Holtby, who will make his ninth NHL start tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes,...

By Katie Carrera  | March 11, 2011; 2:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (40)
Categories:  Braden Holtby  
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Braden Holtby to start against Hurricanes

It appears as though Braden Holtby will get the start for the Capitals tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes. Michal Neuvirth came off the ice first but it was unusually early even for a morning skate and he was unhappy about something but he is healthy, I'm told. --Alex Ovechkin, Matt...

By Katie Carrera  | March 11, 2011; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Carolina Hurricanes  
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Capitals' goalie surplus means tough choices

With goalie Semyon Varlamov perhaps set to face shots today as he works his way back from what's believed to be a knee injury, the Washington Capitals soon may have three goalies with strong cases to be the regular starter. That means eventually Coach Bruce Boudreau and GM George McPhee...

By Gene Wang  | March 11, 2011; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (61)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov  
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The defensive side of Washington's 5-0 win over the Oilers

After eight straight wins decided by a single goal, the Capitals may have been due for a game with an offensive outburst. Washington's goal-scoring ability and power play came to life in a 5-0 win over the Oilers on Wednesday night that looked very much like the wins the Capitals...

By Katie Carrera  | March 10, 2011; 12:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Edmonton Oilers  
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Braden Holtby to start against Oilers

Braden Holtby will make his eighth start of the season for the Capitals tonight against the Oilers at Verizon Center. Michal Neuvirth will serve as the back-up and went out and took shots once he arrived at KCI after a doctor's appointment this morning. Neuvirth didn't appear any worse for...

By Katie Carrera  | March 9, 2011; 12:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (55)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov  
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Caps goalie Semyon Varlamov expected to miss 7 to 10 days

Coach Bruce Boudreau said goaltender Semyon Varlamov will be out an additional seven to 10 days from yesterday and will not be traveling with the Capitals on its trip to Florida and Tampa Bay. Varlamov has not skated the past three days with an apparent knee injury -- and hasn't...

By Greg Schimmel  | March 4, 2011; 12:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Capitals recall Braden Holtby, Katie Carrera , March 3, 2011
Braden Holtby first off the ice for Capitals, Katie Carrera , January 22, 2011
Braden Holtby bounces back against Islanders, Katie Carrera , January 21, 2011
Caps score early, shut Islanders down to win, 2-1, Katie Carrera , January 21, 2011
Braden Holtby to start against Islanders, Katie Carrera , January 20, 2011
Caps assign Fahey and Holtby to Hershey, Katie Carrera , November 25, 2010
Capitals recall Semyon Varlamov, Katie Carrera , November 22, 2010
Braden Holtby to start against Thrashers, Katie Carrera , November 19, 2010
Sabres snap Caps' winning streak with 3-2 OT win, Katie Carrera , November 13, 2010
Braden Holtby first off the ice for Capitals, Katie Carrera , November 13, 2010
Tonight's lineup: Flyers at Caps, Katie Carrera , November 7, 2010
Injury updates and Boudreau on Michal Neuvirth, Katie Carrera , November 4, 2010
Braden Holtby recalled from Hershey, Katie Carrera , October 25, 2010
Caps reassign Eakin, Holtby and Nycholat, Katie Carrera , September 30, 2010
Capitals recall Braden Holtby, Katie Carrera , September 29, 2010
 
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