Braden Holtby

Age 32 Sep 16, 1989
Lloydminster CAN
Goaltender shoots left
6'2" 188 cm
214 lbs 97 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2017
Agent David Kaye
Draft Year 2008
Drafted Overall 93
Draft Round 4
Draft Team Washington Capitals

Transaction History
Sep 27, 2021 Dallas Stars | Braden Holtby | Holtby is slated to tend the twine on the road for Monday's preseason meeting with St. Louis, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports.
Jul 28, 2021 Dallas Stars | Braden Holtby | Holtby signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the Stars on Wednesday.
Jul 27, 2021 Braden Holtby | Holtby was waived by Vancouver on Tuesday to buy out his contract, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
May 19, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby allowed six goals on 28 shots in a 6-2 loss to Calgary in Wednesday's season finale.
May 19, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will patrol the crease on the road in Wednesday's season finale versus Calgary.
May 16, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby gave up six goals on 36 shots in Sunday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Flames.
May 16, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will patrol the blue paint for Sunday's home game against Calgary, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
May 11, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby allowed five goals on 36 shots in Tuesday's 5-0 loss to the Jets.
May 11, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will defend the blue paint during Tuesday's road game versus the Jets, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
May 3, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby surrendered four goals on 31 shots in Monday's 5-3 loss to the Oilers. The fifth goal was an empty-netter.
May 3, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will be in goal at home versus Edmonton on Monday.
Apr 29, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby made 20 saves in a 4-1 loss to Toronto on Thursday.
Apr 29, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will defend the blue paint during Thursday's road game versus the Maple Leafs, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
Apr 26, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby stopped 25 shots in Monday's 2-1 loss to the Senators.
Apr 26, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will be between the pipes on the road against Ottawa on Monday.
Apr 24, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby stopped 26 of 28 shots in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Senators.
Apr 24, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby is in line to start between the pipes in Saturday's home game versus the Senators, (NHL).com's Kevin Woodley reports.
Apr 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby turned aside 37 of 40 shots in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Maple Leafs.
Apr 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Thatcher Demko | Demko (not injury related) is expected to back up Braden Holtby in Tuesday's game versus the Maple Leafs.
Apr 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will guard the home net in Tuesday's game versus the Maple Leafs, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Apr 18, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby made 37 saves on 39 shots in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Maple Leafs.
Apr 18, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will draw the home start Sunday versus the Maple Leafs.
Apr 14, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby was removed from the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol Wednesday, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
Apr 2, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby was listed on the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol list Friday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Mar 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby tied his season high with 36 saves in Saturday's 5-4 shootout loss to Montreal.
Mar 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will defend the blue paint during Saturday's road matchup with Montreal.
Mar 2, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby allowed four goals on 38 shots in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Jets. The fifth goal was an empty-netter.
Mar 2, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will patrol the crease on the road versus Winnipeg on Tuesday, Sara Orlesky of TSN.ca reports.
Feb 21, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby yielded four goals on 31 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Jets.
Feb 21, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will tend the home twine in Sunday's game versus the Jets, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Feb 17, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby turned aside 35 of 36 shots in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Flames.
Feb 17, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will defend the blue paint during Wednesday's road game versus Calgary.
Feb 8, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby surrendered three goals on 19 shots in a 3-1 loss to the Maple Leafs on Monday.
Feb 8, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby was the first goalie off the ice Monday, Mark Masters of TSN.ca reports, indicating he will tend the twine versus Toronto.
Feb 6, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby stopped 26 of 31 shots Saturday in a 5-1 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Feb 6, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will tend the road twine in Saturday's matchup against the Maple Leafs.
Feb 1, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby gave up six goals on 40 shots in a 6-2 loss to the Canadiens on Monday.
Feb 1, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will get the starting nod on the road versus Montreal on Monday.
Jan 28, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby stopped 36 of 37 shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Senators.
Jan 28, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will defend the home net in Thursday's game versus the Senators.
Jan 23, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby made 28 saves in a 5-2 loss to Montreal on Saturday. He allowed four goals.
Jan 23, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will defend the home net in Saturday's game against the Canadiens.
Jan 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby surrendered five goals on 36 shots in a 6-5 shootout win over the Canadiens.
Jan 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby led the Canucks onto the ice, indicating he will guard the home goal in Wednesday's game versus the Canadiens, Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver reports.
Jan 18, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Contrary to an earlier report, Holtby will not start against the Flames on Monday, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Jan 18, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby was in the starter's net for Monday's morning skate, suggesting he'll man the crease in the evening against Calgary, Aaron Vickers of FCHockey reports.
Jan 16, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby stopped 32 of 35 shots in a 3-0 loss to the Flames on Saturday.
Jan 16, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | According to Farhan Lalji of TSN, Holtby was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, indicating he'll patrol the crease during Saturday's road clash with Calgary.
Jan 13, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby stopped 28 of 31 shots in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Oilers.
Jan 13, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Braden Holtby | Holtby will make a road start in Wednesday's season opener against the Oilers, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Oct 9, 2020 Vancouver Canucks | signed G Braden Holtby to a two-year, $8.6 million contract.
Jul 24, 2015 Washington Capitals | re-signed G Braden Holtby to a five-year, $30.5 million contract.
Feb 25, 2013 Washington Capitals | re-signed G Braden Holtby to a two-year, $3.7 million contract extension.
Jan 13, 2013 Recalled Washington Capitals | recalled G Braden Holtby from Hershey (AHL).
Sep 15, 2012 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned G Braden Holtby to Hershey (AHL).
Mar 18, 2012 Recalled Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) has been recalled from the Hershey Bears (AHL).
Mar 5, 2012 Assigned Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) has been assigned to the Hershey Bears (AHL).
Mar 4, 2012 Recalled Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) has been recalled from the Hershey Bears (AHL).
Feb 14, 2012 Assigned Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) assigned to Hershey (AHL).
Feb 13, 2012 Recalled Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) recalled from Hershey (AHL).
Oct 14, 2011 Assigned Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) assigned to Hershey (AHL).
Oct 13, 2011 Recalled Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) recalled from Hershey (AHL).
Apr 26, 2011 Recalled Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) recalled from Hershey.
Mar 27, 2011 Assigned Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) assigned to Hershey (AHL).
Mar 19, 2011 Assigned Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) assigned to Hershey (AHL).
Mar 3, 2011 Recalled Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) recalled from Hershey (AHL).
Jan 27, 2011 Assigned Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) assigned to Hershey (AHL).
Jan 19, 2011 Recalled Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) recalled from Hershey.
Nov 25, 2010 Assigned Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) assigned to Hershey (AHL).
Oct 25, 2010 Recalled Washington Capitals | (Braden Holtby) recalled from Hershey (AHL).
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Braden Holtby
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Vancouver Canucks 21 3.67 0.889 0 -8.41 -0.40
Braden Holtby Stats by Elite Prospects Braden Holtby Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2003-2004 Lloydminster Heat U15 AAA AEHL U15 19 3.8 0.882 0 Playoffs 1 1 0.976 0
2003-2004 Team Northeast Alberta Cup 3 2.4 0.922 0
2004-2005 Lloydminster Bobcats AJHL 2 5.95 0.800 0
2004-2005 Lloydminster Bobcats U18 AAA AEHL U18 20 3.46 0.920 0 Playoffs 1 3.6 0.927 0
2005-2006 Saskatoon Blades WHL 1 4.07 0.925 0
2005-2006 Saskatoon Blazers U18 AAA SMAAAHL 27 2.97 0.915 0 Playoffs 11 2.63 0.925 0
2006-2007 Saskatoon Blades WHL 51 3.21 0.895 0
2006-2007 Canada U18 WJC-18 1 13.58 0.833 0
Draft Yr 2007-2008 Saskatoon Blades WHL 64 2.84 0.908 0
2008-2009 Saskatoon Blades WHL 61 2.62 0.910 0 Playoffs 7 2.32 0.912 0
2009-2010 Hershey Bears AHL 37 2.32 0.917 0 Playoffs 3 3.6 0.857 0
2009-2010 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 12 2.95 0.911 0
2010-2011 Hershey Bears AHL 30 2.29 0.920 0 Playoffs 6 3.01 0.893 0
2010-2011 Washington Capitals NHL 14 1.79 0.934 0
2011-2012 Hershey Bears AHL 40 2.61 0.906 0
2011-2012 Washington Capitals NHL 7 2.5 0.922 0 Playoffs 14 1.95 0.935 0
2012-2013 Hershey Bears AHL 25 2.14 0.932 0
2012-2013 Washington Capitals NHL 36 2.58 0.920 0 Playoffs 7 2.22 0.922 0
2013-2014 Washington Capitals NHL 48 2.85 0.915 0 -2.69 -0.06
2014-2015 Washington Capitals NHL 73 2.22 0.923 0 7.64 0.10 Playoffs 13 1.71 0.944 0
2015-2016 Washington Capitals NHL 66 2.2 0.922 0 11.96 0.18 Playoffs 12 1.72 0.942 0
2016-2017 Washington Capitals NHL 63 2.07 0.925 0 27.30 0.43 Playoffs 13 2.46 0.909 0
2017-2018 Washington Capitals NHL 54 2.99 0.907 0 0.30 0.01 Playoffs 23 2.16 0.922 0
2018-2019 Washington Capitals NHL 59 2.82 0.911 0 4.93 0.08 Playoffs 7 2.67 0.914 0
2019-2020 Washington Capitals NHL 48 3.11 0.897 0 -10.95 -0.23 Playoffs 8 2.49 0.906 0
2020-2021 Vancouver Canucks NHL 21 3.67 0.889 0 -8.41 -0.40
Braden Holtby Stats by Elite Prospects | Braden Holtby Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 28, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent David Kaye
Standard Contract | 1 Years $2,000,000 2.45% of cap space
2021-2022
Cap Hit $2,000,000
UFA
AAV $2,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $2,000,000
Minors Salary $2,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date October 9, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent David Kaye
Contract Bought Out
Standard Contract | 2 Years $8,600,000 5.28% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $4,300,000 $4,300,000
UFA
AAV $4,300,000 $4,300,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,400,000 $5,700,000
Signing Bonuses $500,000 $0
Total Salary $2,900,000 $5,700,000
Minors Salary $2,900,000 $5,700,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
4 Team No Trade
Contract was bought out by Vancouver Canucks prior to the 2021-2022 season.
% of remaining years was allocated to their cap according to the buyout calculator.
Signing Team
Signing Date July 24, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Agent David Kaye
Standard Contract | 5 Years $30,500,000 8.54% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000
UFA
AAV $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,500,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $6,500,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Minors Salary $6,500,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date February 24, 2013
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,700,000 2.88% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $1,850,000 $1,850,000
RFA
AAV $1,850,000 $1,850,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,600,000 $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $100,000 $0
Total Salary $1,700,000 $2,000,000
Minors Salary $1,700,000 $2,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date October 20, 2008
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,050,000 1.09% of cap space
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
Cap Hit $618,333 $595,555 $573,333 $573,333 $573,333
RFA
AAV $683,333 $660,555 $638,333 $638,333 $638,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $85,000 $80,000 $30,000
Base Salary $0 $0 $500,000 $550,000 $600,000
Signing Bonuses $65,000 $70,000 $70,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $0 $0 $570,000 $550,000 $600,000
Minors Salary $0 $0 $65,000 $65,000 $65,000
Clauses
UFA Year