During Game Two of the Capitals’ Stanley Cup Final matchup against the Golden Knights, goaltender Braden Holtby made a miraculous save, helping to ensure the score remained 3-2 in favor of the Caps through the final buzzer.
“The Save” was the defining moment of Game Two. So much so, that Twitter user The Flippist has immortalized Holtby’s stop in flipbook form.
As The Flippist thumbs through the pages, it shows several sequential drawings of Holtby making his now-iconic save. The best part, however, might just be the nervous Alex Ovechkin on the back page, covering his mouth.
Here is Holtby’s save from Game Two, purely for comparison reasons, and not just because we can’t get enough of it.
As well as Ovechkin’s reaction.
The resemblance really is uncanny.
Headline photo: @TheFlippist
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