Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby recently missed two games due to injury, but Monday night, the Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender returned to the bench to serve as Philipp Grubauer’s backup.
Holtby even got tested from a seated position late in the third period.
Yes, you read that right.
As John Carlson raced for a loose puck with Mika Zibanejad, the biscuit deflected out of play right at the Caps bench.
Holtby’s cat-like reflexes immediately took over as he snagged the puck out of the air.
He would later toss the puck into the crowd as a souvenir.
So for those wondering if Holtby’s ready for another start, this save is your definitive answer.
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