Henrik Lundqvist

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Star Goalie Needs Open-Heart Surgery

'We all have our mountains to climb,' says NHL's Henrik Lundqvist

(Newser) - He's been one of the elite goaltenders in the NHL for the last 15 years or so, but Henrik Lundqvist has a bigger challenge ahead. The 38-year-old announced Monday that he will undergo open-heart surgery, reports the AP . Lundqvist has spent most of his career with the New York...

O Canada! Men's Hockey Wins Sochi's Final Gold

Sweden loses gold medal game 3-0; forward benched after failing drug test

(Newser) - Jonathan Toews scored in the first period, captain Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the tournament, and Canada defended its Olympic men's hockey title today with a 3-0 victory over Sweden in the gold-medal game. Chris Kunitz also scored and Carey Price made 24 saves for the Canadians,...

Hossa, Penguins End Rangers' Season

Deadline acquisition Hossa scores twice in deciding Game 5

(Newser) - Marian Hossa scored his second goal of the game 7:10 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied after giving up a two-goal lead to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday and advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in seven years. The Penguins will...

Jagr, Lundqvist Halt March of the Penguins

Rangers' 3-0 win ends Pittsburgh's 7-game postseason streak

(Newser) - Jaromir Jagr was flat on his stomach after scoring and cheers echoed through Madison Square Garden in what might have been his last home game with the New York Rangers. New York staved off elimination, in what it hopes was the start of a monumental comeback, by beating the Pittsburgh...

Fleury, Pens Blank Rangers

Pittsburgh takes 2-0 series lead into Madison Square Garden

(Newser) - Jordan Staal scored a power-play goal in the second period and Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made the lead stand up, giving the Penguins a 2-0 victory Sunday over New York Rangers and a home-ice sweep of the first two games of their second-round series. Staal's goal was all the offensive...

Malkin Caps Frantic Comeback Win for Pens

Rangers blow three-goal lead in Game 1 defeat

(Newser) - Evgeni Malkin deflected Sidney Crosby's one-timer from the right point on a Pittsburgh power play with 1:41 remaining to finish a frantic comeback, and the Penguins rallied from a three-goal deficit against the New York Rangers for a 5-4 victory in their second-round playoff series opener Friday. Pittsburgh’s...

After Quick Start, Rangers Move On

Devils had no answer for Blueshirts all season, go home after five playoff games

(Newser) - So much for home-ice advantage for New Jersey. With tonight's 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers, the Devils were knocked out of the first round of the NHL's Eastern Conference quarterfinals in the fifth game of the best-of-seven series, bowing to a team that has dominated them the entire...

Madden Nets OT Winner for Devils Against Rangers

New Jersey will try to even series at 2-2 Wednesday

(Newser) - John Madden scored 6:01 into overtime to get New Jersey back into its first-round series against the New York Rangers with a 4-3 victory Sunday night. The Devils beat the Rangers for just the second time in 11 games this season, and will look to even the series in...

Rangers Take 2-0 Lead Over Devils

Lundqvist continues dominance over metro-area rivals

(Newser) - Henrik Lundqvist and another flukey goal have the New York Rangers halfway to the second round after beating longtime rival New Jersey, 2-1, on Friday. Jaromir Jagr and Sean Avery scored 23 seconds apart early in the third period and Lundqvist made 26 saves in beating the Devils yet again...

Jagr's 2 Goals Send Rangers to Playoffs

New York tops New York, 3-0

(Newser) - Jaromir Jagr scored two power-play goals in a 2-minute span of the first period, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 25 shots, and the New York Rangers clinched an Eastern Conference playoff berth with a 3-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.

Lundqvist Brilliant in Rangers' Win

Penguins win on fluke goal while Jackets keep slim playoff hopes alive

(Newser) - Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist earned his eighth shutout this season and was one shot better than his counterpart, Boston's Alex Auld, as New York won 1-0 in the shootout. Nigel Dawes, fast becoming the Rangers' shootout specialist, scored for the third time in four games to move his team into...

Rangers Extend Dominance Over Visiting Sharks

San Jose falls to 4-18-3 all-time vs. New York; Drury has goal, assist

(Newser) - Chris Drury's power play goal against one of the league's stingiest penalty-killing teams turned out to be the winner, as New York defeated San Jose, 3-1. Henrik Lundqvist earned the win by making 29 saves and giving up a single goal for the second straight afternoon. Ryan Callahan had the...

Lundqvist Bedevils NJ Again

Rangers retain perfect record against metro-area rivals

(Newser) - Chris Drury's two goals helped New York top New Jersey last night, 3-1, making them a perfect five-for-five against the Devils this season, reports the Times. The win also capped a stretch in which the Rangers got back into the Atlantic Division race with back-to-back divisional road wins. Brandon Dubinsky...

Devils Rout Flyers 7-3 in Philadelphia

Lundqvist, Rangers shut out Thrashers, Islanders Best Hurricanes

(Newser) - New Jersey scored five power play goals en route to a 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers last night, as defenseman Johnny Oduya had his best game of the year, at least points-wise, scoring a goal and tallying three assists. Zach Parise and Patrik Elias each scored two goals as...

Rangers' Woes Continue Against Sens

Stars wallop Canadiens, Avalanche beat Canucks late

(Newser) - "It's just tough to lose this game. We need this one," said Rangers' goalie Henrik Lundqvist after last night's 3-1 loss to Ottawa, the New York Times reports. The defeat marks New York's eighth in their last ten games. Chris Kelly, Mike Fisher and Jason Spezza scored for...

Lundqvist, Rangers Shut Out Pens

Gomez scores twice as New York coasts to a 4-0 victory at MSG

(Newser) - The New York Rangers re-discovered their stifling defense and held the Pittsburgh Penguins to only five shots through two periods, and 18 total, en route to a 4-0 victory. New York had surrendered 24 goals in their previous six games and compiled a 1-4-1 record during those contests. Scott Gomez...

Caps Topple Rangers 5-4 in OT

Unknowns lead Washington to third straight win

(Newser) - In a game that featured many stars, it was an obscure 22-year-old defenseman from Calgary that stole the show in Washington’s 5-4 overtime victory over the New York Rangers. Mike Green scored the game-winner during the extra period, and also tallied two assists. Martin Straka had two goals for...

Rangers No Match for Antropov, Leafs

The man from Kazakhstan collects a hat trick and a big win

(Newser) - "With the new rules, it's tough to move you from in close," said Toronto forward Nik Antropov after last night's drubbing of the Rangers, 6-2. Antropov's play reflected dominance of the crease, as the big man had a big night, scoring three goals, all on deflections and rebounds...

Ward, 'Canes Shut Out Rangers

Goalie's second shutout of season puts Carolina back on track

(Newser) - Carolina’s Scott Walker scored his team’s first goal five minutes into the first period. That 1-0 lead was all Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward needed, but Carolina added three more tallies to give themselves a 4-0 win over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Cory Stillman netted two goals...

Rangers Get Satisfaction in Battle of NY

4-2 win is first against DiPietro, Islanders in 4 games; Drury shines

(Newser) - The Rangers broke through against Rick DiPietro's Islanders—finally—and off-season pickup Chris Drury led the way with a power-play score and an assist. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 22 of 24 shots: the Isles' Miroslav Satan tied the game at one during a frenzied scrum in front of the goal, and...

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