August 3, 2020

Breaking: Henrik Lundqvist will start again, Shesterkin day-to-day

Lundqvist time with Rangers up (Bruce Bennett – Getty Images)

Igor Shesterkin is still unfit to play. Henrik Lundqvist is your game two starter and Alexandar Georgiev will back him up.

Henrik Lundqvist will start game two

Henrik Lundqvist – 46 GP, 33-12-1, 2.00 GAA, .934 SV%, 2 SO – Lundqvist has posted a 10-1-0 record, along with a 1.64 GAA and a .956 SV% in his last 11 regular season appearances against the Hurricanes; he has allowed two goals or fewer in 10 of the 11 appearances, including one goal in five of those games. In his last 28 regular season appearances against Carolina (dating back to Feb. 22, 2011), Lundqvist has posted a 24-4-0 record, along with a 1.73 GAA, a .947 SV%, and 1 SO. Lundqvist has earned more regular season wins against the Hurricanes than any other NHL goaltender since he entered the NHL in 2005-06.

via NYR PR Dept.

Henrik Lundqvist to start game 2
Henrik Lundqvist to start game 2 (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images)

Steven Fogarty in for Jesper Fast

There is also word that Steven Fogarty, who played in the Rangers last regular season game against the Avalanche is in.

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