facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: New York Rangers 1, Ottawa 0

April 16, 2012 at 10:29 PM

OTTAWA, April 16 (UPI) -- Henrik Lundqvist notched a 39-save shutout Monday, backstopping the New York Rangers to a 1-0 win over Ottawa and a lead in their first-round playoff series.

Lundqvist, who notched the fourth post-season shutout of his career, turned aside 14 shots in the final period for the Rangers, who bounced back from a 3-2 overtime loss Saturday to grab a 2-games-to-1 lead in the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

Advertisement

The Swedish netminder made two key saves early in the third on Ottawa's Colin Greening to preserve New York's lead.

Brian Boyle provided the game's only goal 7:35 into the third period, scoring on a backhand shot from in close on assists from Ryan Callahan and Dan Girardi. It was Boyle's third tally of the series.

Craig Anderson stopped 22 shots for the Senators, who will host Game 4 Wednesday.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
WATCH: Umpire exits after hit in head with bat
Michael Jordan vetoed a Tracy McGrady for Scottie Pippen trade
WATCH: Irish soccer fans dent car roof, immediately fix it
Paulina Gretzky's dress upstages Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open win
Swedish soccer player removed from game for farting
Videos