Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Hart Memorial Trophy as the National Hockey League’s most valuable player for the second time in his career as the NHL handed out its individual awards last night.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 35 shots and the New York Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, rallying from a 3-1 series deficit for the first time in franchise history.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 35 shots and the New York Rangers beat the host Pittsburgh Penguins in a decisive Game 7, making franchise history by rallying from 3-1 down in games to win a National Hockey League playoff series.
New York Rangers fans, starving for a Stanley Cup title since Mark Messier and Mike Richter led the team to victory 20 years ago, will drive Stanley Cup television ratings and ticket prices to record levels, industry executives said.
The New York Rangers scored three times against backup goalie Dustin Tokarski and again defeated the host Montreal Canadiens to take a two-games-to-none lead in their National Hockey League playoff series.