Goalie nods: Holtby looks to continue dominance of Pens

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All the latest from the blue paint…

Braden Holtby owns Pittsburgh

Check the numbers:

Dec. 27: 31-save shutout in a 3-0 win.

Jan. 28: 27-save shutout in a 4-0 win.

Feb. 17: Stopped 32 of 33 shots in a 3-1 win.

All told, Holtby’s posted a 0.33 GAA and .989 save percentage against Pittsburgh this season, which is unbelievably good. It’s all part of what’s been a banner campaign from the 25-year-old, who is 29-13-9 on the season with a 2.16 GAA, .924 save percentage and six shutouts, second-most in the NHL.

The NHL’s shutout leader? That would be Marc-Andre Fleury, with eight, who will start in goal for Pittsburgh this evening. Should be a good one.

Elsewhere…

Calgary at New Jersey: Karri Ramo vs. Cory Schneider

Ottawa at Anaheim: Andrew Hammond vs. John Gibson