Found April 22, 2012 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Braden Holtby
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
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The Bruins have found themselves in a dogfight with the Capitals. And Washington goaltender Braden Holtby is a big reason why life's been difficult for the B's. The Bruins have been unable to crack the 22-year old goaltender, as Holtby has allowed just 10 goals in five games. Hardly anybody expected a rookie netminder to have such an impressive performance against the the defending Stanley Cup champions. What some may have viewed as a weakness for Washington has quickly turned into one of its greatest strengths. In limited playing time during the regular season, Holtby had a 2.50 goals-against average...
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