Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 5/10/12
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While last night was far from being Henrik Lundqvist's fault, an interesting trend is appearing as the Capitals seem to be targeting glove side high with their shots on the Rangers All Star goaltender.This was actually noted earlier in the week by Chuck Gormely of CSN Washington as he printed this quote from Capitals associate goalie coach Olie Kolzig..."You look at him and you think, 'Geez, he plays pretty deep, you should be able to pick his pocket. But his angles are so good and he plays so wide. You've got to beat him with a good shot, a good high shot."Here's video of Alex Ovechkin's goal on Lundqvist last night as an example...To watch on YouTube, click here.Ovechkin also scored glove side high in Game 4 (see here) as did John Carlson in Game 5 (see here)....high glove side was always the book on Lundqvist early in his career, but I give him a ton of credit for changing his stance to put his glove in a better position to make that save. And while his his glove hand is now a st...
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