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Holtby: I Really Want To Prove My Time Up Here Wasn’t A Fluke

Part of maturing as a professional athlete is figuring out what routine and mindset make you play consistently at the top of your game. For being only 22, the Caps’ Braden Holtby sounds like he has a lot figured out already.

Braden Holtby wearing the Hardhat
(Photo by @cnichols14)

This summer, the major change to his offseason routine was actually allowing himself to rest more—counter-intuitive for someone who’d usually start working out as soon as he got home in the offseason. Holtby felt, however, that pushing himself too far in the summer affected his play in the second part of the season… Continue reading

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Why Covering Development Camp Is Worth It

In some ways, attending Capitals’ development camp beats covering every other hockey event the rest of the year.

Sometimes, it’s because of camp attendees who don’t have two pixels to their names but who pleasantly surprise you, both with their play and their natural talent at answering a barrage of questions from unfamiliar journalists (let’s face it … how many 17 year olds can do that?). Continue reading

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