Found January 22, 2013 on On Frozen Blog:
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In hockey, net traffic and screens can be your best friend or worst enemy. Washington learned that the hard way Saturday in the 3-6 loss to Tampa. Traffic certainly didn’t account for all of Tampa’s scoring, but it appeared to help on at least a few of the tallies. Capitals’ goaltender Braden Holtby already plays an aggressive style of goaltending which is fairly protective of the crease, but even that fell short of preventing the Bolts from intermittently taking up residence in real estate that ruined the view from the Caps’ net. The Goaltender’s View: A goaltender’s antidote in the above situation sounds frustratingly far from an exact science. “You just got to try and fight through it better,” Holtby said the Monday following the game when asked about Tampa’s traffic. “It’s one of those things that you try and work on in practice, try and find sight lines as best you can. … It’s just reading the play better.” It’s a slightly different matter for another Washington goalten
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