Braden Holtby is a professional hockey goaltender. He is currently with Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. He was selected in the fourth round, 93rd league by the capital in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
He started his career from the junior with Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League. The Blades struggled through his first two seasons with the team, and Holtby managed only 43 wins in 115 games. He nearly equaled his wins total from the previous seasons, posting a much improved 40 wins in 61 games. After his impressive playoff performance as a rookie, Holtby was rewarded with starting goaltender's job for the 2012-2013 seasons, as named by Washington's new head coach, Adams Oates.
He made his NHL debut on November 5, 2010, against the Boston Bruins at the Verizon Centre. He replaced Michael Neuvirth with ten minuted remaining and the game tied 3-3.He returned in the last game of the 2011-2013 season due to starter Tomas Vokoun and backup Michal Neuvirth’s injuries.
Washington Coach Dale Hunter decided to start Holtby for the next game, even though Neuvirth and Vokoun would be available in the playoffs, stating “ Holtby’s our goalie.” Holtby went on to aid the Capital in upsetting the second sense Bruins, stopping all but one of the shots he faced in Game 7 beat the Bruins 2-1 in overtime.
Being top class athlete his height 6 feet. He is very agile as a goaltender. He was born on September 16, 1989, which means his current age is 26 years old. He is married to Brandi. He is very committed towards his family. Whenever he is not playing, he loves spending time with his children and wife.
He has a complete family, he has a son Benjamin and daughter, Belle who were born on May 10, 2012, and May 29. 2014 respectively. According to sources, his salary was $ 2 million and his net worth is $4,272,77.