Just like he did during the regular season, New York Rangers’ superstar goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was the main reason why the Rangers won a hockey game.
Only this time, Lundqvist was the main reason why the Blueshirts won a playoff game in making 39 saves to shutout the Ottawa Senators in Game 3 at Scotiabank Place. The win gives the Rangers a 2-1 series lead, a lead that they will look to extend on Wednesday night in Game 4.
Simply put, Lundqvist was outstanding tonight. He made the first save, second save and on occasion, the third save when he needed to help keep his team in the hockey game.
The “King” was especially good in the third period when he stopped 14 Senators’ shots. He made an outstanding save on a rebound shot from in close by Senators’ forward Kyle Turris which ended up sealing the shutout victory for the Blueshirts.
Had Lundqvist not been as good as he was tonight, this game could have been a much different story for the Blueshirts. The team had trouble genera...