Video: Holtby spurns Hagelin on penalty shot

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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby has been the star of a series against Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers so far, but Game 4 featured maybe his most brilliant moment.

Mike Green was forced to obstruct speedy Rangers winger Carl Hagelin, setting the stage for an almost-cinematic situation. The Rangers were down 2-1 in the third period, but Hagelin could tie it up on a penalty shot.

The result was dramatic, yet Holtby came through with a beautiful glove save:

Keep that one in mind. Chances are, Holtby’s agent will cue that clip up during his looming contract negotiatons …