Posted April 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Braden Holtby isn't the only eyebrow-raiser for the Washington Capitals so far in the playoffs. Get a load of this statement made by Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien: ''They play a patient game.'' Patient? The Capitals? When's the last time anyone said that? Yes, there is a high-scoring team getting frustrated by tight checking in the Bruins-Capitals first-round series, but the role that has been played by Washington in recent postseasons now belongs to Boston. The defending Stanley Cup champions were second in goals-per-game with 3.17 in the regular season, but it's taken two games with three overtimes for both teams combined to surpass that total. After hosting a 1-0 single-overtime win in Game 1 and a 2-1 double-overtime loss in Game 2, the Bruins travel to the nation's capital for Game 3 on Monday night and Game 4 on Thursday night. They spent Sunday's off-day comparing the Capitals to - of all teams - the Tampa Bay Lightning, who are noto...
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