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The Rangers Tribune:
There’s no denying the importance of primary and secondary
scoring, shutdown defense, and great special teams play. But more than anything, hockey games
are won and lost based on the ability to stop the puck. Every coach and player will tell you
that a team goes only as far as its goalie takes them, and if you’re not convinced, how about this
quick statistic for you: five of the last 11 Stanley Cup Final MVP’s have been netminders. A list of these names features some of the sport’s all time greats, including Martin Brodeur and Patrick
Roy. And if the New York Rangers
want to hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup in the near future, Henrik Lundqvist will need to lead the charge
and join that sacred list.
“King” Henrik was nothing short of spectacular this past season, posting
a 1.97 GAA and a .930 save percentage. These numbers landed him a Vezina Trophy, but more importantly a spot in
the Eastern Conference Finals. New
York has come to expect brilliance from Lundqvist ov...
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