Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves in the contest to record his 43rd career playoff victory. The Rangers goaltender has posted a 13-10 record in the playoffs, including a 7-5 mark at home. Lundqvist has posted an 8-0 record, along with a 0.99 GAA, a .968 SV%, and two shutouts in his last eight games when facing elimination at Madison Square Garden. He has allowed one goal or fewer in seven of those eight contests. The Rangers goaltender has also posted an 11-2 record, along with a 1.30 GAA, a .959 SV%, and two shutouts in his last 13 games when facing elimination. When the Blueshirts have faced elimination in the playoffs this year, Lundqvist is 5-0 with a 1.00 GAA and a .971 SV% (168 saves on 173 shots). The Rangers goaltender has allowed one goal in each of the five contests in which the Rangers have faced elimination this year. Lundqvist recorded 40 saves for the sixth time in his career – his third time in the playoffs this year – and for the second time when the contest has not ended in overtime. The Rangers goaltender has posted a 3-3 record, along with a 1.67 GAA and a .952 SV% in playoff games when he has made at least 40 saves. Lundqvist made his 90th consecutive start in the playoffs in the contest, dating back to Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Apr. 26, 2006 vs. New Jersey. He is the third goaltender in NHL history to start 90 consecutive playoffs games with one team (Martin Brodeur – New Jersey, Patrick Roy – Colorado). Lundqvist ranks second in the NHL in wins (13), GAA (2.15) and SV% (.926) in the playoffs
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