‘Rangers Inside And Out’
By Sean Hartnett
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Henrik Lundqvist finally got rewarded for his stellar net-minding. While it didn’t come in the form of pucks overflowing past opposing goaltender Braden Holtby, the Rangers buckled down when it mattered to force a winner-take-all Game 7.
After preserving the Rangers’ 1-0 shutout by notching 27 saves, the sensational Swede known as “The King of New York” departed his court to a chorus of deafening chants of “Hen-rik, Hen-rik.”
UNFLAPPABLE LUNDQVIST OUTDUELS HOLTBY
Sunday was a prime example of Lundqvist at his very best under immense pressure. Considering the lack of a finishing touch from Rangers forwards, Lundqvist needed to play perfectly between the pipes to keep the Rangers fighting for one more day — and that’s precisely what he did.
One of the newest Rangers is in awe of what he’s seeing from the reigning Vezina Trophy winner. Derek Dorsett has only played five playoff games in a Rangers uniform, but he’s already in awe of what he’s seeing from the superhuman Lundqvist.