Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby is many things: handsome, aggressive, slightly insane, and good at hockey. Tonight, we got another taste of the Holtbyisms. Early in the second period, Penguins forward Bryan Rust drove towards the net on a breakaway. Instead of staying put and squaring up, Bray Bray went for the most aggressive solution possible, meeting him past the slot to break up the play.
Watch him slide out almost all the way out to the blue line.
We all freaked out, but it worked. It usually does. That’s Braden.
Now let’s watch him get ready for the next play. He needed a few minutes.