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A look at how the Caps’ number one netminder has fared against tonight’s opponent

NHL: New York Islanders at Washington Capitals Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

13 - Consecutive games against the New York Islanders in which Braden Holtby has earned the Caps at least one point via a 10-0-3 record (with a 2.15 goals against average and .930 save percentage), dating back to April 4, 2013.

Overall, Holtby is 11-1-3/2.13/.930 in the regular season against the Isles, and 3-3/1.63/.943 in the playoffs for a grand total line of 14-4-3/1.99/.934 when facing one of the Caps’ oldest foes.

Holtby is expected to start tonight when the Caps host the Islanders.