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I Have No Idea How Braden Holtby Didn't Allow A Goal Here

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The Capitals beat the Jets 3-2 thanks to Jay Beagle’s goal of his own faceoff win with 30 seconds left, but the star was goalie Braden Holtby, who made 43 saves. Four or five of them came on this one sequence:


A review confirmed the no-goal, and the legality of some nice backstopping from T.J. Oshie.

Holtby actually has slightly better numbers than in his Vezina season a year ago, and it’s been necessary—the Capitals offense hasn’t really gotten rolling, even though Washington has won six of its first nine and is second in the Metropolitan.

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