Holtby allowed two goals on 35 shots in the Capitals loss to the Penguins in Game 2. He has faced a combined 80 shots through the first two games of this series, turning aside 75 (.938 SV%) of them. Overall, his 5-3 record is not reflective of his 1.24 GAA and .957 SV% through eight playoff starts. He continues to be a force in the Capitals crease, but now Washington needs to find a way to slow down the Penguins offensive attack.
Holtby was excellent in Game 2, stopping 41 of 42 shots in the Capitals’ 4-1 win. Holtby has enjoyed an excellent start to the playoffs, stopping 60 of the first 61 shots (.984 SV%) that Philly has fired his way. Tonight he will look to give the Capitals a commanding 3-0 series lead in Philadelphia—the 26-year-old was 23-6-4 with a 2.25 GAA and .921 SV% on the road this year.