Henrik Lundqvist came out on top in a duel of goalies, stopping 34 shots through overtime and four of five in a shootout in the New York Rangers' 1-0 win over Ryan Miller and the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
Ryan Callahan scored the decisive goal by driving in on Miller, faking right and then snapping a shot in the open left side as the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers bounced back from a 4-3 shootout loss at New Jersey a day earlier.
Marian Gaborik was the only other Rangers player to beat Miller, doing it in the first round of the shootout.
Miller stopped 29 shots in regulation in a game in which both goalies were credited with shutouts. For Miller, it was the 24th of his career, though he was denied an opportunity to set the Sabres' franchise record for victories.
Miller is stuck on 234 wins, tied with Dominik Hasek.
Lundqvist earned his sixth shutout of the season and third in five starts, a stretch in which the All-Star has allowed only five goals. The shutout was ...