Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves to earn his sixth win of the season. Lundqvist appeared in his 630th career game with the Rangers in tonight’s contest, passing Turk Broda for sole possession of seventh place in career appearances by a goaltender with one franchise. The only goaltenders in NHL history who have appeared in more games with one franchise than Lundqvist has with the Rangers are Martin Brodeur (New Jersey), Tony Esposito (Chicago), Terry Sawchuk (Detroit), Olaf Kolzig (Washington), Billy Smith (NY Islanders), and Mike Richter (Rangers). Lundqvist has posted a 7-0-2 record, along with a 1.85 GAA and a .944 SV% in his last nine games against Metropolitan Division opponents. The Rangers’ all-time wins and shutouts leader has made at least 30 saves in six of 10 appearances in 2015-16. In the six contests in which he has made at least 30 saves, Lundqvist has posted a 5-0-1 record, along with a 1.81 GAA and a .951 SV%. Lundqvist has been named one of the game’s Three Stars in eight of the 10 contests he has played thus far this season, including eight of his last nine appearances and each of his last six appearances. He has been named the game’s First Star four times and the game’s Third Star four times. In addition, he has been named the game’s First Star in four of the six games he has won this season.
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