This week the Washington Capitals released the full and final list of goal songs picked by the players, but it’s sadly incomplete. Goalie Braden Holtby isn’t on there.
Now, Holtby has never scored a goal, but it could happen. Pekka Rinne scored a goal this year, and Holtby called that “awesome.” And in his career, Holtby’s been credited with two shot attempts in addition to eleven assists. So for him to not have a goal song feels like a failure to address a very real contingency. Nay– an eventuality.
When Holtby finally does score a goal, here’s what we need to hear.