Henrik Lundqvist made 36 saves in the contest, a playoff-high for him this year, to record his seventh win of the playoffs. The Rangers goaltender has posted a 9-2 record with a 1.35 GAA, a .955 SV%, and 2 SO in his last 11 games when the Rangers have faced elimination, and a 7-0 record, with a 0.98 GAA, a .967 SV%, and 2 SO in his last seven games when the Blueshirts have faced elimination at home. Lundqvist has posted a 4-1 record, along with a 1.39 GAA and a .959 SV% when making 30 or more saves in a playoff game this year. Lundqvist appeared in his 80th career playoff game, becoming the 23rd goalie in NHL history to appear in 80 playoff games, and the 18th goalie to do so with one team. The Rangers goaltender also started his 79th consecutive playoff game with one team, tying Marc-Andre Fleury for the third longest streak in NHL history. At the conclusion of tonight’s game, Lundqvist is tied for first in the NHL in wins (seven), ranks third in GAA (2.07) and second in SV% (.926) in the playoffs this year.
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