Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Dave Lozo at NHL.com feels Henrik Lundqvist is leading the field for the Vezina Trophy..."Take away the excellent season of Blues goaltender Brian Elliott, who has made just 28 starts, and Lundqvist is almost lapping the field in every category. Lundqvist is first in save percentage (.940), has the lead in shutouts (eight), is second in goals-against average (1.75) and his 30 victories are tied for fourth, behind three goaltenders who all have made more starts. While the Rangers' blue line has been battling injuries all season (Marc Staal, Michael Sauer, Steve Eminger), Lundqvist has been a rock and the No. 1 reason New York is atop the Eastern Conference."...Lundqvist has always had the physical tools, but his dedication towards becoming better mentally has taken his game to another level. He is the runaway winner for the Vezina and if he can stay in this groove he might be hoisting another trophy in the middle of June. Lozo and Dan Rosen also feel Lundqvist deserves Hart Trophy c...
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