Capitals' Braden Holtby: Starting in blue paint Thursday

Holtby will start in goal Thursday night against the visiting Islanders, JJ Regan of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.

This will be the second side of a back-to-back for the Isles, as they managed to throw five goals on the board in a win over the Penguins on Wednesday. Holtby's first win of the season came against New York on Oct. 15, when he halted 21 of 22 shots.

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