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The Noon Countdown: Home Sweet Holtby

A look at an especially successful run at home last year for the Caps' #1 netminder

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

9 - Number of days remaining until the 2016-17 season. But it's also...

...the number of consecutive home wins for Braden Holtby between October 30 and December 16 last season, the longest such run since Jose Theodore rattled off nine wins at home back in the 2009-10 campaign. Holtby's home winning streak marked only the third time in franchise history that a Caps' goaltender had won nine straight at home, joining Theodore and Olie Kolzig (1999-2000).