Discussion

Lundqvist stands up to pressure

With the bullets flying, King Henrik didn't flinch ... until the game was over

Updated: April 27, 2012, 10:07 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The shots were flying at Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist from every angle in the final, frantic five or six minutes.

The Rangers were clinging to a one-goal Game 7 lead, built on two goals from the most unlikely of sources, and Lundqvist could not tell a lie after he had survived every third-period shot Ottawa whistled at him, often with traffic in front of the net, often with the Senators blocking his vision, wrestling for position, and generally fraying his nerves to the ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Dollars And Sense?
    JPP said he's 'worth a lot of money,' before perhaps his final game with Big Blue.
  • Sayonara
    Hiroki Kuroda is leaving the Yankees and MLB to go back and pitch in Japan.
  • Say What?
    Deron Williams returned to action Friday, off the bench, and that may continue.
  • Too Legit To Quit
    Jets WR Percy Harvin (ribs) sounds determined to play in Sunday's season finale.
  • Chumps!
    We rank our top 10 most loathed New York sports figures of 2014.

ALSO SEE

MORE NHL HEADLINES