WASHINGTON -- The Capitals still have a pulse because Braden Holtby plays as if he doesn't have one.
The unflappable 22-year-old goaltender was fantastic once again after a loss and kept Washington's season alive, making 30 saves Wednesday night in the Capitals' 2-1 victory in Game 6 of Eastern Conference Semifinals against the top-seeded New York Rangers at Verizon Center.
Holtby is now 2-0 in the playoffs when facing elimination and 9-0 after a loss this season. His heroics were a big reason why the seventh-seeded Capitals were able to extend this series to a decisive seventh game that will take place Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York (7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, RDS).
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