Found March 28, 2012 on On Frozen Blog:
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The Braden Holtby bashing has already begun, thanks to Tuesday’s loss to the Sabres where Holtby was pulled after allowing 3 goals on 18 shots. That’s bad, but people are also blowing it out of proportion:  using Holtby’s performance Tuesday as vindication that it was the wrong decision to start him, that  he doesn’t belong playing at the NHL level, and that the blame for Tuesday’s loss falls squarely on his shoulders. In light of seemingly insurmountable odds (like an .833 save percentage in Tuesday’s game), these facts might make you think differently: 1. Guess who gave up 3 goals to Buffalo back in December (when the Caps played them)and had to be pulled? Michal Neuvirth. And it only took him 11 minutes. Holtby at least made it into the second period. 2. Guess who gave up 5 goals to Buffalo in November (under Bruce Boudreau)? Tomas Vokoun. In the interest of full disclosure, Vokoun also helped the Capitals beat the Sabres 3-1 later on in the season, but since Vo...
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