Henrik Lundqvist posted his fifth shutout of the season with a 21-save effort and added a power play assist, improving to 28-22-4 overall with a 16-9-0 mark on the road this season. The shutout was the 50th of his career, moving him past Eddie Giacomin into first place on the Rangers’ all-time regular season shutouts list. Lundqvist has held opponents to two goals or less in 16 of his last 23 games (16-6-1, 1.96 GAA, .935 Sv%, 3 SO), and is 6-2-0 with a 1.63 GAA, .945 Sv%, and two shutouts in his last eight contests. The Rangers’ franchise leader in wins and shutouts passed Olaf Kolzig into sole possession of 25th on the NHL all-time wins list with 304 career victories, and is tied with Chris Osgood for 26th on the NHL all-time shutouts list. The assist was Lundqvist’s fourth of the season, which ties his career-high for a single-season and moves him into a tie for first place among NHL goaltenders in assists this season.
- Lundqvist has faced-off against Martin Brodeur in 41 career regular season games, posting a record of 26-9-6 with a 1.74 GAA, .930 Sv% and six shutouts in those contests, and is 25-11-3 with a 2.03 GAA, .923 Sv% and eight shutouts in 39 games against the Devils since 2007-08.