The Caps’ power play is aggressive. They use only one defenseman on the ice, which makes them dangerous but also susceptible to shorthanded chances. A few minutes after Alex Ovechkin scored, the Caps went to a power play, but instead of scoring, they let Rick Nash race in all alone on Braden Holtby.
The Great Wall Of Chinatown made a big save, though at first it looked pedestrian.
But now look at it in slow motion. Holtby goes to the splits. His five-hole opens, but his positioning is so perfect he still makes the stick save.
The blade of his stick looks like it’s glued to the ice. That’s some serious arm strength and some serious concentration.
Braden Holtby's playing like he doesn't want to shave that beard, and you can't blame him for that. It's a magnificent beard
— Bruce Arthur (@bruce_arthur) May 14, 2015
Thanks to @TheGoalieGuild for tweeting.
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