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Henrik Lundqvist was the starting goalie during the Rangers 3-2 loss to Carolina. He stopped 34-of-37 shots in the first game of the best-of-five qualifying round series.
It was Lundqvist's 128th consecutive postseason start for the Rangers after Igor Shesterkin who was expected to start on Friday night was ruled out.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped all five shots faced in the third period as he had to relieve Igor Shesterkin from his post during Saturday's 6-4 loss to the New Jersey Devils.
Lundqvist did what he had to do to give the Rangers somewhat of a fighting chance to get back in the contest. It was not enough as New York ended up slipping to the Devils 6-4 in the process. Lundqvist has a 10-12-3 record with a 3.16 GAA and 0.905 SV% in 30 outings this season.
Henrik Lundqvist surrendered five goals on 26 shots faced as the Flyers defeated the Rangers 5-3 Sunday afternoon.
Lundqvist had not played since Feb.3 and looked very rusty in his first game back. He allowed four early goals which caused the Flyers to build a comfortable 4-0 lead over the Rangers. New York was in too deep of a hole to dig themselves out and they ended up losing 5-3. King Henrik's better days are behind him and it may be time to hang them up soon. He has a 10-12-3 record with a 3.19 GAA and 0.904 SV% in 29 appearances.
Henrik Lundqvist allowed four goals on 15 shots faced and was pulled after the second period as the Rangers would lose to the Dallas Stars 5-3 Monday.
After coming off a stellar performance on Saturday where he shutout the Detroit Red Wings with 33 saves, Lundqvist struggled mightily in Monday's loss to the Stars. He was visibly dejected during the post-game interview as he knows he has had better moments than that in net. The end of the road is drawing near for the king and it may be time to hang it up soon. He now has a 10-11-3 record with a 3.13 GAA and 0.907 SV% on the year.
Henrik Lundqvist will start in net for the Rangers as they get set to take on the Dallas Stars Monday night.
Lundqvist is coming off his best performance of the 2019-20 campaign as he shutout the Red Wings Saturday night. He made 33 saves in the effort and it was his first no-no since Nov.19, 2017 against the Ottawa Senators. He will look to build on this strong performance Monday as the Rangers try to creep back into the Eastern Conference playoff picture.