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COLORADO (C1) VS. MINNESOTA (WC1)
2012-13 Record: 16-25-7, 39 points
Where they finished: 5th in the Northwest; 15th in the West; 21st in NHL
Coach: Patrick Roy (1st season)
By: Ben Raby
From Comcast SportsNet
BOSTON -- As he sat at his locker stall Thursday morning surrounded by a horde of cameras and microphones, Capitals goalie Braden Holtby probably wished he was alone on some beach, somewhere.