Washington Capitals News

Holtby will start Game 4 in Carolina.

Holtby allowed five goals on 45 shots in the Capitals 5-0 loss to the Hurricanes in Game 3. Holtby was much busier than Petr Mrazek in this game and has now allowed a combined 10 goals on 102 shots (.902 SV%) through three games. It was the first time that the Capitals lost to Carolina this season and Holtby will try to lead them to a 3-1 series lead tonight.

Source: Chris Kuc 04/18/19, 1:18 pm EST

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Holtby will start Game 3 in Carolina.

Holtby allowed three goals on 28 shots in the Capitals 4-3 overtime win in Game 2. Holtby hasn't been at his best so far in this series but the Capitals still find themselves ahead 2-0. The 29-year-old had a more difficult time outside of Washington this season, going 15-10-1 with a 3.07 GAA and .903 SV% in 27 road appearances.

Source: Isabelle Khurshudyan 04/15/19, 2:58 pm EST

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Kempny will miss 4-6 months after undergoing surgery on his hamstring.

The Capitals will be without one of their top-pairing defensemen for the rest of the regular season and playoffs after Kempny underwent surgery to repair a hamstring injury that he suffered on March 20th. The Capitals acquired Nick Jensen from Detroit at the trade deadline and he will help replace Kempny on the Capitals blueline.

Source: JJ Regan 04/2/19, 3:46 pm EST

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