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Caps Today, 11/29/17

November 29, 2017
Braden Holtby is scheduled to make his 169th career home start when the Washington Capitals host the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night at Capital One Arena. Since entering the league in 2010-11, Holtby ranks first among NHL goaltenders in save percentage at home (0.927) and third in goals against average (2.13) among goalies with at least 100 starts on home ice. Additionally, Holtby’s .842 save percentage in high-danger areas ranks fifth among NHL goaltenders with at least 15 games played this season. This season, Holtby is 13-5-0 with a 2.59 goals against average and a .921 save percentage. In his last four starts, Holtby has a 2.27 goals against average and a 0.931 save percentage. Holtby owns a 109-38-13 record at Capital One Arena in his career, and is 7-3-0 this season.

MEDIA

Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.: John Carlson on Chad Dukes vs. The World, 106.7 The Fan

Must Read/See/Hear Material

Washington Post: Braden Holtby is leading with his head, and the Capitals are following / Tom Wilson takes on the tough job of skating with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom

Washington Times: Jakub Vrana responds after benching

NBC Sports Washington: With tough roster decisions looming, there's a new competition for the Caps / Bryce Harper enjoyed the story of Alex Luey and Ovechkin's hat trick for the young cancer survivor / The Djoos is loose! Barry Trotz provides update on Djoos after the defenseman returns to practice / NHL names Alex Ovechkin as a weekly star after another historic week

Washingtonian: These Photos of the Caps Visiting Sick Kids Will Make Your Day Better

WTOP: Despite fast start, Alex Ovechkin still trails all-time hat trick leaders

TV/Audio Clips:

Washington Capitals: #CapsFightCancer: Oshie and Addy / NHL Now: Alex Luey / Barry Trotz | November 27 / Rinkside Update | Madison Bowey / Marchessault earns first star

NBC Sports Washington: Beagle: Grubauer 'smiling ear-to-ear' after first win

WJLA-TV ABC 7: On the Capitals Visit to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (5 a.m.) / On the Capitals Visit to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (6 a.m.)   / On the Capitals Visit to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (5 p.m.) / On the Capitals Visit to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (11 p.m.)

WRC-TV NBC 4: On the Capitals Visit to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (11 p.m.) / On Alex Ovechkin Hosting Alex Luey during the Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Game in Toronto (6 p.m.)

WTTG-TV FOX 5: On the Capitals Visit to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (5 p.m.)

WUSA 9: Washington Capitals spend afternoon with children at Georgetown University Hospital

 


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