Ask anyone in the Capitals locker room and they’ll tell you their minds are on winning hockey games and getting ahead of the New York Rangers in the Metropolitan Division standings.
When you go 9-3-1 in the month of November there are plenty of reasons.
Braden Holtby had a spectacular week and it earned him the 'Second Star of the Week' award.
Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby leads the NHL in wins (15) and goals-against average (1.95) and on Monday he was recognized for his strong play last week as the NHL named him the second star for
Braden Holtby made a key save that spurred a Jason Chimera breakaway to give the Capitals an early 1-0 lead over the Maple Leafs in Toronto.