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Holmqvist needs to improve if Bolts want to survive

Updated: April 13, 2007, 1:58 AM ET
By E.J. Hradek | ESPN The Magazine

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- If the Lightning are going to beat the Devils in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series, inexperienced goaltender Johan Holmqvist is going to have to play better than he did in Thursday's series opener.

A lot better.

Holmqvist, 28, playing in his first career playoff game, looked more than a little shaky in the Lightning's 5-3 loss at the Continental Airlines Arena. Afterward, he was ready to put it behind him.

"It was just one of those games," ...

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