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Tic-tac-no: Holtby robs Jagr on doorstep (Video)

Braden Holtby

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) stops a shot against the New York Rangers in the second period of Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Washington, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)


It might seem weird choosing a goalie highlight from a score-fest in Washington, but trust us.

Late in the opening frame, Caps goalie Braden Holtby absolutely stoned Jaromir Jagr from in front after some nifty Devils passing:

The majority of the highlights from the first period were, as alluded to above, of the goal-scoring variety. The two teams combined to tally four in the opening 20 minutes, including a pair from New Jersey rookie d-man Damon Severson.