Found February 01, 2012 on
The Rangers Tribune:
New York Rangers
The New York Rangers have been strong in the second half of back-to-backs all throughout this season, but they were anything but strong tonight in Buffalo. Actually, based on their play in regulation, I don’t think they deserved to win the game, but their goaltender felt otherwise and carried them to victory pretty much singlehandedly. It’s a win and obviously anytime you can get one of those at this stage of the season it is a big deal, but the Rangers have some serious improving to do if they wish to maintain that top spot in the Eastern Conference. At many times tonight, the effort was unacceptable.
The first period of this game wasn’t exactly the most exciting 20 minutes of hockey this year, but the Rangers were forced to kill off back-to-back powerplays that overlapped to give the Sabres a 42-second 5-on-3 advantage. The Blueshirts, having the third best penalty-kill in the National Hockey League, successfully kept Buffalo off the scoreboard by killing both penalties. Thei...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
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...
Henrik Lundqvist has been nominated for ESPN's "Best of the Best" for his shootout save against Brad Boyes last night.He is currently getting crushed in the poll by LA Clippers Blake Griffin's dunk last night.Let's get Hank the win. Vote here: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/fp/flashPollResultsState?sportIndex=sportscenter&pollId=132633 H/T to readers BBeck...
With 34 games left in the regular season and 9 of those 34 games coming against either the Bruins, the Flyers or the Rangers, there is no easing back into it for the New Jersey Devils. Tonight, the hated Rangers come to town and it appears that Henrik Lundqvist has the night off. Not sure if that means the Rangers don’t take us seriously or that they just need to res t Lundqvist...
NEWARK N.J. (AP) -- All-Star goalie Henrik Lundqvist won't be in net for the New York Rangers when they play the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night, ending a string of 32 consecutive starts against the metropolitan area rivals.
All-Star goalie Henrik Lundqvist won't be in net for the New York Rangers when they play the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night, ending a string of 32 consecutive starts against the metropolitan area rivals. Rangers coach John Tortorella said Tuesday that backup Martin Biron will get the call in the team's first game following the All-Star break.
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...
The New York Rangers (32-12-5) defeated the Buffalo Sabres (21-24-6) by the score of 1-0 in a shootout, tonight. For a boxscore and recap go to Yahoo! Sports....now that's what you call a good old fashion goaltending duel. As a former netminder, that was fun to watch....guess the extra day of rest did Lundqvist well. That shootout save on Boyes has to be a save of the year nominee...
The Rangers had their way for four years. Long enough, the Devils say.
Notwithstanding they didn’t have to deal with Henrik Lundqvist, the Jersey Boys grasped gratefully at the chance to start reversing the flow of the Battle of the Hudson with last night’s remarkable and stunning 4-3...
The most singular weapon the Blueshirts have had over the last seven seasons while inexorably tilting the Battle of the Hudson toward the shores of Manhattan remained on the bench last night in Newark. Henrik Lundqvist, the answer to the question, “Who Was That Masked Man?” as the Lone Ranger...
Match-up- Rangers (31-12-4 - 66 points) @ Devils (26-19-3 - 55 points)
TV - MSG-2, MSG Plus
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Last 10: New York (R) 7-3-0 / New Jersey 5-4-1
Projected starting goalies - Henrik Lundqvist (NYR) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
New York (R) - 2.77 / 1.98
New Jersey - 2.52 / 2.79
Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage...
Standings: Sabres (21-24-5), Rangers (31-12-5)
NYR Leading Scorer: Marian Gaborik (25-16-41)
NJD Leading Scorer: Jason Pominville (17-30-47)
NYR Goaltender: Henrik Lundqvist (36 GS, 1.87 GAA, .940 SV%)
NJD Goaltender: Ryan Miller (31 GS, 2.99 GAA, .900 SV%)
Rangers Lines (probable):
Carl Hagelin-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik
Brandon Dubinsky-Brian Boyle-Ryan Callahan
The Morning After:Yesterday’s results:Rangers 1, Sabres 0 (SO)Maple Leafs 1, Penguins 0Panthers 4, Capitals 2Ducks 6, Stars 2Kings 3, Blue Jackets 2RLD 3 stars of the night:1. Henrik Lundqvist, NYR (34 saves, shutout)2. James Reimer, TOR (25 saves, shutout)3. Jamie Benn, DAL (1 goal, 2 assists)---Tonight’s slate:Hurricanes @ Bruins, 7:00 ETCanadiens @ Devils, 7:00Predators @...