Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 4/12/12
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Jake Emen at Yahoo! Sports has Barry Melrose's less than complimentary comments regarding Henrik Lundqvist on ESPN's Pardon the Interruption on Wednesday..."They've been in the playoffs five times with Henrik Lundqvist, they've only won two rounds in those five tries. So it's not like Henrik Lundqivst is money come playoff time. He hasn't had great playoffs. So, that is something I'm going to be watching for. He's had a great year, but what you do in the regular season makes you money, but it doesn't help your legacy. What you do in the playoffs determines how you're going to be thought of when you retire and you're old and gray."...i hate to say it, but I sort of agree with Melrose. One of the few, very few, criticisms I've had of Lundqvist is his inability to put the Rangers on his back in the playoffs. We've seen goaltenders such as Halak, Roloson and Ward take average teams to either the brink of the Stanley Cup or winning it and Lundqvist has yet to do the same....this year is ...
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