Henrik Lundqvist stopped 26 of 27 shots included 9 during a big surge from the Senators in the third period.
Hank said to SNY after the game, with a big smile, “I kept telling myself that they are going to come, they are going to come. But we were everywhere, diving and blocking shots.
He added, “it was exciting, it was fun. You just know that if they get a goal they get the momentum and it’s important to make that extra save because you know things can change so fast
Marian Gaborik said to SNY after the game that “Hank stood on his head. He made unbelievable saves.”
Brian Leetch said last night that Hank feels a responsibility to the City of New York to lead the Rangers.
Joe Micheletti said on MSG that Hank made a lot of changes to his game during the last offseason including losing 15 points, working on his glove and changing his skates.
Dave Maloney added, “he has been the moral conscious of the hockey club. He is relaxed and poised. He has done what he had to do and backstopped this team to win this series.”