Henrik Lundqvist earned his 300th NHL victory and 49th career shutout in the New York Rangers’ 3-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.
Tuukka Rask made 19 saves in a one-sided first period, and defenseman Dougie Hamilton had a goal and two assists to lift the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 victory over the Rangers on Sunday night and their first season-sweep of New York in 31 years.
Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday.
Erik Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 25 shots, lifting Sweden over Finland 2-1 on Friday and into the gold-medal game at the Sochi Olympics.
With Henrik Lundqvist in goal, Sweden never seems to be short-handed.
The hockey competition was stellar in Vancouver in 2010, and it should be the same this time around. It’s the depth of talent that makes this tournament so watchable.
The Rangers are getting contributions from different players on different nights. This isn’t a team that is reliant on Rick Nash taking over a game. The wealth of goal-scoring is being evenly distributed.
Even though Cory Schneider has been on quite a roll, DeBoer is turning to Brodeur, the face of the Devils to start against the Rangers in the Stadium Series.
It might be snowing and freezing outside, but the atmosphere will almost certainly be heated Tuesday night inside Madison Square Garden.
Rick Nash scored two of New York’s three first-period goals, and Henrik Lundqvist won for the fifth time in six outings as the surging Rangers beat the sliding Washington Capitals 4-1 on Sunday night.
Lundqvist has recorded sparkling statistics in his past five games. “King Henrik” is 4-1-0 with a 1.40 goals-against average and .957 save percentage over the Rangers’ recent stretch that began with a belief-inspiring victory over the Blackhawks.
Mats Zuccarello broke up a scoreless duel between two Olympic goalies when he scored with 5:58 remaining, lifting the Rangers to a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.
Daniel Carcillo, Rick Nash and Derick Brassard scored less than 10 minutes into the game, and Henrik Lundqvist made 37 saves as the New York Rangers routed the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Sunday night.
On Wednesday night at the United Center “Madhouse,” King Henrik reclaimed his crown by earning a belief-inspiring victory over the defending Stanley Cup champs.
The fact that the Olympic hockey tournament takes place in the middle of an NHL season basically defies explanation. Too many things can happen, and none of them are good.