Henrik Lundqvist made 37 saves to earn his third win of the season. Lundqvist has now appeared in both games of a back-to-back set 71 times in his career. In the second game of those back-to-back sets, the Rangers’ all-time wins and shutouts leader has posted a 44-20-7 record, along with a 2.01 GAA, a .930 SV%, and 8 SO. In addition, Lundqvist has now started 146 regular season games against a goaltender who has also won the Vezina Trophy in his NHL career. In those games, Lundqvist has posted an 89-44-13 record, along with a 2.18 GAA, a .923 SV%, and 14 SO. He has also posted a 9-1-1 record, along with a 1.96 GAA, a .939 SV%, and 1 SO in 11 career games in which he and Sergei Bobrovsky have both started. Lundqvist has made 30 or more saves – as well as post a .939 SV% or better – in each of his first three appearances in a season for the first time in his NHL career. Lundqvist has made 10 or more saves in six of nine periods through the first three games of the season in 2015-16, including all three periods in tonight’s contest.
Rangers 2, Capitals 1
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