2016 World Cup of Hockey

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Braden Holtby
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Position
Goaltender
Date of Birth
09-16-1989
HT/WT
6'2 / 217
Catches
L
Hometown
Lloydminster, Sas

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Attended Canada’s National Men’s Team orientation camp in Calgary, Alta., in August 2013 … Played for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2007 IIHF World U18 Championship in Finland, finishing fourth

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2015-16: His fifth NHL season, all with Washington … Won the Vezina Trophy as NHL goaltender of the year … Named to the NHL First All-Star Team … Tied the NHL record for wins in a season by a goaltender (48) … Set a Washington record for wins in a season … Sixth among NHL goaltenders in goals-against average (2.20) … Played in the NHL All-Star Game … 2014-15: Set a career high in shutouts (9) … Led NHL goaltenders in games played (73), minutes played (4,247) and saves (1,887) … Second among NHL goaltenders in wins (41) and shutouts … Fifth among NHL goaltenders in goals-against average (2.22) … Recorded his 100th NHL win on April 5 vs. Detroit … Recorded the fifth-highest playoff save percentage in NHL history (.944) … 2013-14: Tied for third among NHL goaltenders in shootout wins (6) … Set a career high with 46 saves on Nov. 17 vs. St. Louis … 2012-13: Fourth among NHL goaltenders in wins (23) … 2011-12: Became the third goaltender in NHL history with a .920 save percentage and 2.00 goals-against average or better in the playoffs at age 22 or younger (joining Martin Brodeur and Patrick Roy) … 2010-11: Recorded his first NHL shutout on March 9 vs. Edmonton … Made his NHL debut and recorded his first NHL win on Nov. 5 vs. Boston … Selected to the AHL All-Star Game, but did not play … Minor Professional: Played it the 2010 ECHL All-Star Game … Split his first pro season between Hershey (AHL) and South Carolina (ECHL) in 2009-10 … Led AHL rookie goaltenders in goals-against average (2.32) and save percentage (.917) in 2009-10 … Amateur: Played three seasons of Major Junior hockey with the WHL’s Saskatoon Blades (2006-09) … Named WHL Eastern Conference goaltender of the year in 2008-09 … Named to the WHL Eastern Conference First All-Star Team in 2008-09 … Second among WHL goaltenders in wins (40) in 2008-09 … Second among WHL rookie goaltenders in goals against average (3.21) in 2006-07 … Minor Hockey: Won the Alberta Cup as a member of the Bantam Northeast Panthers in 2004

PERSONAL

Son of Greg and Tami … Has one sister, Taryn … His mother, Tami, was a singer who won nine Saskatchewan country music awards, and released two independent albums … His father, Greg, was also a goaltender for the WHL’s Saskatoon Blades

Past Events

Event
GP
W
L
Mins
SH
SAV
GA
SO
GAA
SAV%
2016 World Cup of Hockey (Pre)
1
1
0
30
13
11
2
0
4.00
0.846
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2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – HCL 2 (Championship)
Three second-period goals helped Canada to its 14th Spengler Cup.
2016-17 NMT: CAN 3 – MIN 2 (Semifinal)
Marc-Antoine Pouliot had three points, and Canada advanced to the Spengler Cup championship game.
2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – MHK 1 (Quarter-Final)
Raymond, Gormley and Ebbett had 1G 2A each, and Canada advanced.
2016-17 NMT - CAN 4 – HCD 3 (Preliminary)
Ebbett scored the winner, and Canada edged the Spengler Cup hosts.
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