Henrik Lundquist

Buffalo's Johan Larsson  is stopped by Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist on Oct. 31, 2013, at Madison Square Garden. (credit: Getty Images)

Rangers Blank Lowly Sabres 2-0

Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves in his 47th NHL shutout, and the Rangers won their second straight and first at home with a 2-0 victory over Buffalo.


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NHL Preview: Can The Local Teams Compete?

So, is there any hope? Can any of the three locals compete for a title like the Jets or Yankees or is this going to be a winter of bad ice chips in the metropolitan area?