But the 20-year-old goalie's stint with the Bears last season put him in the conversation for Capitals "goalie of the future" and he will have the starting gig in Hershey next season ahead of former Pittsburgh Penguins keeper Dany Sabourin(notes).
We attended Capitals Development Camp on Tuesday* as Holtby spoke about the Capitals' goaltending situation and whether he can move ahead of either Varlamov or Neuvirth ... as well as his recent Lasik eye surgery and his oddest quirks as a goalie.
* Yes, Capitals development camp. We live in D.C. It was a place other than our mom's basement to blog, kid seemed interesting. Commence the "Caps Daddy!" evisceration in the comments.