Melrose: Holtby too much for Bruins
ESPN NHL analyst Barry Melrose says Braden Holtby was the key to the Capitals' upset over the Bruins.
"This kid has got ice water in his veins," says Melrose, who goes on to give some of the credit for the Caps' Game 7 win to their stars Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom.
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