Plot twist: Captain and Scout are actually training to be therapy dogs for Holtby and Samsonov after they get shelled and hung out to dry each game.
Braden Holtby has had to be brilliant again to start the second.
Caps lose 58 seconds into OT. Like I said, the players didn't deserve a point.
Braden Holtby, another mostly gem game.
Capitals lines vs Montreal:
braden holtby doesn’t deserve this shit
Big Holtby leaning on the bench like, "So, guys, why y'all gotta be like this?"
#ALLCAPS #TinyHoltby #BigHoltbyDeservesBetter
Holtby has been huge. Everyone else just looks lost.
The amount of hollering happening at this bar for those Holtby splits, y’all.
Though WSH tied it up with 0:21 left, Carey Price's mates got the OT winner & he outdid counterpart Braden Holtby to ensure a 7th career season of 25+ wins. That has tied him for the most on this all-time @CanadiensMTL
For all the shit people have been giving Holtby lately, he was the only reason the game stayed tied that long in the second period. #allcaps defense is so bad it’s painful. #capshabs
Both Weal and Cousins have good chances right in front of Holtby, but can’t put the puck passed the goalie
Holtby has been a backbone of this organization and how he gets treated is absolutely atrocious
the fuck caps 🤦♂️; but it’s not a bad idea to be shuffling guys around
IMO; but they gotta fix something
Ovi backy Wilson
Hagelin kuzy Oshie
Vrana Eller panik
Leipsic dowd Boyd
GMBM firing Reirden after Kevin Hayes beats Holtby five hole to end the caps season in game 7 OT again https://t.co/IWocPyEKIr
And what really pisses me off is everyone was blaming Holtby for so long but recently he’s been great. The rest of the team has been failing him. The score doesn’t reflect his effort it reflects the rest of the guys effort
Oh man I agree. Holtby has seen wayyyyy more high danger shots than anyone else league wide. His team puts him in a position to lose no matter how many saves he makes. It’s a complete joke.
if Caps make it into playoffs....they are bound for a 1 rd bounce by harder working teams. What happened over Xmas break?! Holtby kept them from an embarrassing loss tonight....#ALLCAPS
It’s not a coaching problem. You don’t fire a head coach in his second season as a head coach. If the Caps were god awful and dead last in the NHL. Then come talk to me. The caps are tied for first in the metro. Stop blaming Holtby, stop saying fire Reirden.
(Holtby gives up five hole slapper unscreened)
“And ABSOLUTELY no CHANCE joe!”
Je voulais voir le 700e d' #Ovechkin ce soir; mais, nah... :P
Au fond, au sujet de la victoire du #CH , aucun fan, ni aucun "analyste" ne souligne le fait que Holtby peut être pourri parfois...
Ben non, voyons!
You are completely right about the first half of the season part. I still can’t help but notice the amount of Wins Samsonov seems to pick up than Holtby though. Also, I’m just waiting for playoffs. Playoff Holtby is very different than Regular season Holtby
@KarlFalckh @Hornyqvist7272 @penguins
The all star team is heavily overrated. Holtby was the other metro goalie this season, he has a .897% sv% this year. It really means nothing.
In January it looked like Samsonov would be the starter going forward, then his injury put Holtby back in the crease and Braden has been solid. He's stopping chance after chance (especially over his last three starts) but is just hung out to dry too much by his D.
I think our Main issues are Coaching Staff...I think Reidden should stay assistant coach and we need a better PP coach and Goalie Coach (mainly development for Sammy,but also keeping Holtby on track remained of year which is kinda out the window at this point for holtby 🙁
The good news for the Caps ... they steal a point by tying it with 21 seconds left.
The bad news ... it gave Holtby a chance to worsen his malaise, by giving up a bad, unscreened, 5-hole goal in overtime.
Ovi got 699. Dillon looked good for his first game as a cap. Not sure I like him paired with Carlson, but we shall see. Holtby looked good. Wilson was clutch. Defense still sucks and turnovers will be the downfall of this team. NBCSN broadcasts are cursed. #thatisall #ALLCAPS
@xOviTheGoat @YRNickk @Capitals
You call me dumb but you can’t even spell 🤡. Don’t be biased. Holtby can make some solid saves, but it’s all in vain once he lets in his two softies per game.