G - VAN
Braden Holtby allowed four goals on 31 shots in Sunday night's loss to the Winnipeg Jets.
Many were hoping Holtby would be able to build off of his previous start in which he stopped 35 of 36 shots, but that was not the case. It has been a very rough first season in Vancouver for Holtby, as he sees his record drop to 4-6-0 while owning a cringeworthy 3.41 GAA and a .896 SV%.
Braden Holtby allowed just one goal on 36 shots in Wednesday night's win over the Calgary Flames.
This game marked what may have been Holtby's best start of the season, as he appeared to be in control throughout the entire 60 minutes. Hopefully this is what gets the 31-year-old going. In nine games on the season, he has a 3.45 GAA along with a .896 SV%.
Holtby allowed one regulation and one overtime goal in the Game 3 defeat on Sunday.
Unfortunately for the veteran netminder, defense by the Caps has been faulty. They are now in a deep hole (down three games) for this playoff round.
After being staked to a 2-0 lead, the veteran netminder allowed four consecutive goals, including a shortie in Game 1 of this playoff round on Wednesday.
The Caps have no real backup goalie at this point, so it is critical for Holtby to get back to form.