All the praise for Swedish-born netminder Henrik Lundqvist seems pretty well-deserved. He holds several Rangers team records, including most games played in one season, most shutouts, most career wins, and most consecutive Game 7 wins. He’s been named the Rangers’ MVP seven times. He’s got a gold medal and a Vezina. He [...]
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No one could have ever thought that a 9th round, 205th pick in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft would accomplish so much in the best hockey league in the world and change the Rangers’ franchise for the better.
Defense wins championships. That was probably the first hockey cliché I ever learned. Actually, it was probably the first sports cliché I learned from my Dad—years before I even knew I’d fall in love with hockey.
There’s an old tenet about post-season baseball that says, “Good pitching trumps good hitting”. Even though hockey is a completely different sport from baseball, it might not be too farfetched to say that good goaltending has shut down good offense in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. If one were to [...]