Lundqvist gave up one goal on 22 shots in the Rangers 1-0 loss in Washington in Game 3. The goal was a fluky one and hardly on Lundqvist, who has outstanding yet again. Despite the Rangers being down 2-1 in the series, King Henrik has posted a 1.68 GAA and .940 SV% through three games in this series.
Lundqvist will start his 100th career playoff game on Monday.
Lundqvist made 30 saves on 32 shots in the Rangers 3-2 win over the Capitals in Game 2. Lundqvist has gone 5-2 with a 1.67 GAA and .938 SV% in seven starts in the postseason. In his first two starts on the road, he has gone 2-0 with a 0.97 GAA and .957 SV%.
Lundqvist will start in goal in Game 1 vs. Washington.
Lundqvist made 37 saves in the Rangers Game 5 win over the Penguins last Friday. They have been off for nearly a week now, but will start the second round on Thursday vs. Washington. King Henrik has gone 2-0-0 with a 2.00 GAA and .929 SV% against the Capitals this season. The last time he faced Washington in the playoffs, he posted a 1.65 GAA, .947 SV% and two shutouts in the seven-game win in 2013.
Zuccarello is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury.
Zuccarello was hit in the head by a Ryan McDonagh shot in the Rangers win over the Penguins in Game 5. Zucarrello had two assists i five games in Round 1, but now his status for the second round is in question.
Klein (arm) says he is ready to play in Game 1 of the second round.
Klein has been out since March 11th, but will be back in the lineup on Thursday vs. the Capitals. With Klein back in, Matt Hunwick is expected to take a seat. Klein had 26 points (9G / 17A) with a plus-24 rating in 65 games this season.
Lundqvist stopped 22 of 23 shots in the Rangers 2-1 OT win over the Penguins in Game 4. The win gave New York a 3-1 series lead and the chance to knock Pittsburgh out at home tonight. King Henrik has posted a 1.74 GAA and .926 SV% in the first four games of the series.
Lundqvist made 23 saves on 24 shots in the Rangers 2-1 win over the Penguins in Game 3. It was a nice bounce-back performance from King Henrik, who had a rough outing in Game 2. Tonight he will look to give the Rangers a 3-1 series lead—he has gone 2-0-1 with a 1.62 GAA and .948 SV% in Pittsburgh this season.
Yandle (illness) did not skate this morning; will play in Game 4.
Yandle missed the morning skate before Game 3, but still played 15:49 and registered his second assist of the series. Since being acquired by the Rangers, he has two goals and 11 assists (13 points) in 23 games.