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Friday, April 24th, 2009

Hot Stove Player of the Week: Henrik Lundqvist

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This week’s games came in a variety pack. New York saw a 22-4 game along with two 1-0 ones all on the same day, a walk-off infield single, a walk-off 14th-inning home run, a loss with 00.2 seconds left on the clock and two goaltending performances for the ages. The Yankees recovered from their embarrassing loss and ended up 4-1 since last Friday. The Rangers took a surprising 3-1 lead in their series, the Devils are up 3-2 and the Mets are teetering on the edge of despair.

Winner

Henrik Lundqvist: All hail the King. “He’s awesome. We love him. He’s the king,” gushed Paul Mara (who apparently stole Joaquin Phoenix’s beard). Lundqvist shut out Washington on Saturday, and after letting in four goals on Monday because his defensemen accidentally showed up at the old Madison Square Garden, played the game of his life in Wednesday’s victory. He made a playoff career-high 38 saves while standing on his head, his toes, his elbows and anything else he could stand on to save the Rangers. He’s …

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