Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves to earn his 44th career playoff win. Lundqvist appeared in his 93rd career playoff game with the Rangers, tying Walt Tkaczuk for the most playoff appearances (among skaters and goalies) in franchise history. Lundqvist made his 92nd consecutive playoff start with the Rangers in the contest, dating back to Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Apr. 26, 2006 vs. New Jersey. The Rangers’ all-time wins and shutouts leader is one of three goalies in NHL history who have made at least 90 consecutive playoff starts with one team (Martin Brodeur – New Jersey; Patrick Roy – Colorado). Lundqvist has won six of his last seven regular season and playoff appearances in 2014-15, posting a 1.85 GAA and a .937 SV% over the span. In the last five Game 1s he has played at Madison Square Garden, Lundqvist has posted a 5-0 record, along with a 1.00 GAA and a .955 SV% (106 saves on 111 shots).
I've Moved Back to TheNYRBlog!!!!!
1 month ago