Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 4/30/13
Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images Well, it’s time for our annual Rangers-Capitals playoff matchup.  Since these teams met just twelve months ago, the scouting report I wrote on Holtby last season is still pretty applicable.  He’s had an extra half a season to acclimate to full time starter duties in the NHL, so there has been some evolution in his game.  I decided to change up the format for the guys I scouted last season; I’m going to consolidate four categories into two.  Being combined are general style and strengths, along with weaknesses and how the Rangers should approach the matchup.  Let’s get to it… General style/strengths Holtby’s style hasn’t changed much, if at all, since last season’s scouting report.  He is still an extremely poised, athletic tender with solid instincts and vision.  He has near elite levels of lateral movement and recovery, with an absolutely lethal glove hand.  He has rounded his game out a little through this lockout-shortened season, specificall
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