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Hank needs no help getting up for Isles

For Blueshirts goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, Rangers-Islanders rivalry never gets old

Updated: October 14, 2011, 8:12 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has played in 37 games against the New York Islanders in his past six seasons as a New York Ranger.

The rivalry still hasn't gotten old.

"I feel the same way now as I did the first couple of years," Lundqvist said. "I love to play the New York teams. You can feel the intensity in the building. It means a lot to a lot of people and that affects me when I'm playing. I get more excited, I want to win even more. I love that feeling ...

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