Braden Holtby Bides His Time with Hershey Bears as NHL Lockout Drags on

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Braden Holtby Bides His Time with Hershey Bears as NHL Lockout Drags on
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HERSHEY, Pa. — This isn’t where Braden Holtby was supposed to kick off a new season just months removed from leading the Washington Capitals to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. He was scheduled to take the next step; to prove he can handle the workload of a full NHL season with consistency and composure. But thanks to the labor stalemate between owners and players, instead of opening the 2012-13 campaign at Verizon Center on Friday night, Holtby will spend the foreseeable future in the land of rolling farms and chocolate-scented air as anchor of the minor league Hershey Bears.

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