Opening night for Braden Holtby was tremendous as he secured his first regular-season shutout since the 2016-17 season.
But that wasn’t all.
Holtby also snagged an apple on Evgeny Kuznetsov’s second goal of the game. The second Kuznetsov goal was the flukey one that ended Tuukka Rask’s night.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) October 4, 2018
Holtby received the secondary assist after settling the puck down for John Carlson behind the net.
Like his shutout, Holtby’s assist is his first in a while. His last point came in the 2015-16 season.
Now Holtby has more points than the following Capitals: Madison Bowey, Jakub Vrana, Andre Burakovsky, Brett Connolly, Christian Djoos, and Dmitry Orlov.
And oh yeah, every player on the Boston Bruins.
What a time to be alive.
— jlan62 (@jlan62) October 4, 2018
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