Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist Sets a New NHL Record

March 25th, 2010 by Frank Castaldi Leave a reply »
Well, there can be one positive thing taken from this abysmal season for the New York Rangers: Henrik Lundqvist.

With Thursday night's come-from-behind win over the Devils, Henrik Lundqvist added to a record that he already holds.

Lundqvist is now the only NHL goalie to ever post five consecutive 30-win seasons to start an NHL career.

Last season Lundqvist set the record when he recorded his 30th win over the Nashville Predators.

That gets put into perspective when you think about how hard that actually is to achieve.

Patrick Roy, arguably the greatest goaltender in NHL history, didn't even record his first 30-win season until his fourth year in the league. Marty Brodeur, Henrik's cross-town rival, took three seasons to lock up 30 wins.

Lundqvist, who just gained his 30th win during the 73rd game of the season, should have much more than his current total.

The Rangers have lost 15 games by one goal this season.

During nine of those 15 games, Lundqvist gave up three goals or less.

Seven of those 15 games, King Henrik gave up two goals or fewer!

One of those games ...

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