The Rangers looked like they were going to make a serious run at contending for a Stanley Cup until they ran into Boston in the Eastern semis. Henrik Lundqvist led the team from between the pipes but a lack of offense and a poor power play kept the Rangers from going deeper into the playoffs. Let’s take a look back at the Broadway Blueshirts.
Team Name:New York Rangers
Record: 26-18-4, 2nd in Atlantic, Lost 4-1 to Boston in Eastern Conference Semifinals
Player of the Season: Lundqvist was one of the most solid and consistent goaltenders in the league. He posted a 24-16-3 mark with a scant 2.05 goals against average, .926 save percentage and a pair of shutouts. The Rangers finished 4th in goals against average and Lundqvist was why the Rangers had a successful season.
Breakout of the Season: Derek Stepan (18-26–44, 14 ST points, +25 rating, 12 PIMs) rocked the rink in his third season. He was seven points shy of matching his career-high of 51 despite playing in 34 fewer games due to ...