What a difference a night makes! On one hand, the NHL went from 15 games on Saturday to only one on Sunday. The Rangers and Canadiens were the only two teams in action as both were embarrassed on Saturday. The Habs dropped a 6-1 decision to the Capitals as Alex Ovechkin scored four times, chasing Carey Price to the […]
PLAYER TO WATCH: Henrik Lundqvist. The veteran goalie, who turns 36 in March, is coming off a 31-20-4 season in which he had career worsts with a 2.74 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage. Pavelec, who replaces Raanta as the backup, struggled the last few seasons and had a 3.55 GAA last season with […]
For the New York Rangers, the time is now for Henrik Lunqvist and friends.
It’s been four months since Henrik Lundqvist helped Sweden win the gold medal at the 2017 IIHF World Championships after his Rangers were eliminated in the Stanley Cup playoffs by the Senators, and he is champing at the bit to play some meaningful hockey again. “For me, it’s the competition part,” Lundqvist said at his […]
New York Rangers’ goaltender Henrik Lundqvist currently sits at #10 on the all time wins list for a goalie with 405. By season’s end, he could move into seventh place on the list. Let’s take a look at the great goalies he is likely to pass this season. In every season where Lundqvist has played […]
Lady Liberty takes the spotlight on these sharp pads.
Henrik Lundqvist has always bounced back from rough playoff starts. During his outstanding playoff career, Lundqvist has posted quality starts (save percentage above league average or fewer than three goals) in 65 percent of games played, and only had a save percentage below .850 in 14 of 124 playoff appearances. Only twice have those poor starts […]
Henrik Lundqvist posted an amazing .947 save percentage and a 1.70 goals-against average in the Rangers’ series win over Montreal in the first round of the NHL playoffs.
Not until the morning. Not until Saturday morning will Henrik Lundqvist turn his focus to the Game 6 potential opening-round clincher at the Garden against the Canadiens that night. “I put so much energy into every game, that I won’t think about it until morning of game day,” Lundqvist told The Post following Thursday’s 3-2 overtime […]
Henrik Lundqvist has had two tough starts since returning from injury. The 35-year-old allowed five goals in his first game back, a 6-3 loss to Anaheim Sunday, and five more in his second game, a 5-4 OT loss to San Jose Tuesday. But Lundqvist is still the No. 1 in New York, and for that reason he’s […]