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2015 NHL Draft
Braden Holtby

Braden Holtby  #70

NUMBER: 70 BIRTHDATE: September 16, 1989  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Lloydminster, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 203 DRAFTED: WSH / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 4th   (93rd overall)    Prospect Bio
2015 Playoffs Made 41 saves in Game 5 at NYR (5/8) ... Stopped 28 shots in Game 4 win vs. NYR (5/6), including a penalty shot in the third period ... Stopped all 30 shots he faced in Game 3 vs. NYR (4/5) to earn his second career playoff shutout ... Made 31 saves in Game 1 victory at NYR (5/2) ... Registered a 1.63 GAA and a .943 save percentage in six games vs. NYI in the first round ... Made 10 saves in Game 7 win vs. NYI (4/27) ... Made 36 saves in Game 4 win at NYI (4/21) ... Made 40 saves in Game 3 at NYI (4/19) ... Missed Game 2 vs. NYI (4/17) due to illness. 2014-15 Regular Season Set career highs in wins (41), shutouts (9), games played (73), goals-against average (2.22) and save percentage (.923) this season ... Ranked first in the NHL in ice time (4,247), games played (73) and saves (1,887), tied for second in shutouts (9) and wins (41), fifth in goals-against average (2.22) and tied for seventh in save percentage (.923).
WHL East First All-Star Team (2009)
Quote of the Day

I definitely think going back down helped me, I had a lot of confidence down there, I played a lot of minutes and I think that helped me a lot. With the 37 games up here, that gave me experience as well. I know what it takes to play in the NHL and now it's time for me to show that I'm capable of being a full-time NHL player.

— Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl on finishing the 2014-15 season in juniors after playing 37 games with Edmonton to begin the season