Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/18/11
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After today's practice Henrik Lundqvist said this about his recent struggles in Montreal (via Rangers Twitter account)...

"Sometimes I think you can get drawn too much into the atmosphere there."

The Rangers have lost six of their last seven in Montreal.

...i always feel that once things start rolling downhill for the Rangers in Montreal they can't stop it. A big reason for that, as Hank acknowledges, is the crowd, who really seems to effect this Rangers team.

...hopefully the Blueshirts can jump out to a nice early lead to quiet the crowd and damage the confidence of an already fragile Canadiens team coming off a loss to the lowly Islanders.

Lundqvist returned to practice after sitting out yesterday with what was called a "maintenance day."

Katie Strang of ESPN NY adds that the lines and defensive pairs were the same that ended Islanders game. Anton Stralman skated as the extra defenseman.

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