Capitals' Holtby wins Vezina Trophy
Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goalie at the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas on Wednesday night.
Holtby was rewarded for a remarkable season in which he tied Martin Brodeur's league record with 48 victories for the Presidents' Trophy-winning Caps. His goals-against average was fifth in the league at 2.20, and he finished eighth in save percentage at .922.
Holtby's wins record pushed him past fellow finalists Ben Bishop of Tampa Bay, who led the NHL with a 2.06 GAA, and Jonathan Quick of Los Angeles, who played a league-high 4,034 minutes.