Originally posted on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 4/20/12

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 04: Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals warms up before playing the New York Rangers on February 4, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
      On Thursday night, the Bruins lost to the Washington Capitals 2-1 in regulation. Despite firing 45 shots on Cap's goaltender Braden Holtby, only one got through. Now the Bruins are headed back to Boston to face game five on Saturday. So why did the Bruins lose? For starters, once again the Bruins did not have enough traffic in front of Washington's young goalie, allowing him to make easy saves. The Bruins did not make it tough on him. Also, the Caps were clearing the loose pucks in front of Holtby, which did not allow the Bruins many rebound opportunities. Going forward, the Bruins have to get to those loose pucks in order to get more quality scoring opportunities. The Bruins now have to win two out of three games in order to take this series. This will not be an easy task, but as long as the Bruins can get their offence going once again, the bruins should be able to win this round.       To win this series, not only do the Bruins have to get their offence going, they also hav...
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