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PLAYERS: Braden Holtby
Nervous about another Game 7? Well, imagine how the players feel. There's always drama heading into the deciding and final game of a series, although hopefully the Bruins can lean on their experience in these situations for finding a way to win. The Capitals, on the other hand, are in mostly uncharted waters, especially their 22-year-old rookie goaltender, Braden Holtby. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is hoping Holtby allows the magnitude of the moment to throw him off his game. After all, he's a 22-year-old rookie goaltender. Join NESN Nation: In-game home page | Twitter | Facebook

Braden Holtby Joins List of Bruins Villains That Fans Will Remember Until End of Time (Video)

Braden Holtby. Braden Holtby? Braden Holtby! The Capitals netminder did everything that he needed to pull of the first-round upset, sending the defending Stanley Cup champions home after a shocking, stunning overtime loss at the TD Garden. Washington prevailed in Game 7, as Joel Ward snuck one past Tim Thomas, sending the Caps through to the next round and making sure Holtby goes...

GARTH: Drop Kicked

On a team loaded with uber-star game-changers like Ovechkin, Semin, Backstrom and Green, Braden Holtby and Joel Ward will will live on forever in Capitals lore as the tomen who applid the kill shot to the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of their first round match-up. Winning on the road in a hotile barn Boston makes the feat all th more impressive. thnks,

Peverley's Saber Attack

You would think that the defending Stanley Cup champions wouldn't allow a third-string, rookie goalie on a team that has a history of collapsing in the playoffs shut them down, but Caps goalie Braden Holtby did exactly that--neutralizing Boston's offense all series. And when the B's couldn't get the puck in the net, they tried to get in Holtby's head...

Top 10 takeaways from the Capitals eliminating the Bruins

10) Calling this the closest best of seven series is accurate, but that would involve knowing the second closest9) As the finale showed, home ice advantage is very, um, important or something8) Tim Thomas went from world-beating to old in an awful hurry7) Boston Fan showed their class, intelligence and appreciation for a great season and playoff series by showering the ice with garbage6...

Game Seven Open Thread

Tonight is the first of three Game Seven’s in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, as the Bruins are hosting the Capitals in a do or die for both teams. Game time is 7:30 on NBCSN. I’d rather the Bruins win this series. Much rather face Philly than Washington. Braden Holtby scares me. Other local teams in action are the Knicks vs. Clippers at 8pm, Mets vs. Marlins at 7:10pm...
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