Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 10/25/14
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Ben Raby at NHL.com talked to Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby about playing in what should be a very hostile environment this afternoon at MSG..."It doesn't bother me that much," Holtby said. "That's what everyone pays the money for is to have their two cents. It's good. It's not motivation, but it's definitely fun... If someone was playing the [Toronto Blue] Jays in the playoffs or something, I'd probably heckle them, too. That's what happens. It's hockey. It's fun. It adds to the intensity and it's a good thing."...from what I've seen so far from the Caps young goaltender I don't anticipate he'll get rattled today. The Rangers need to make life as uncomfortable as possible for Holtby, which means lots of bodies to the net which the Blueshirts are not known for doing. Hopefully they can get to Holtby early, which could have him questioning himself.Here were the Capitals lines in practice yesterday ...
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