facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: New York Rangers 2, New Jersey 0

Feb. 27, 2012 at 10:23 PM

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Henrik Lundqvist needed to make only 13 saves to record his NHL-best eighth shutout of the season Monday in the New York Rangers' 2-0 win over New Jersey.

Lundqvist benefited from a tight Rangers defense that allowed only three Devils shots in the third period.

The New York netminder notched his 43rd career whitewash as the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers won for the fifth time in six home games.

Ryan Callahan assisted on Carl Hagelin's first-period goal and added an empty-netter to provide New York's offense as the two teams combined for only 28 shots in a defensive struggle.

Martin Brodeur stopped 13-of-14 shots for the Devils, who sustained a third straight regulation-time loss for the first time since early December.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback