Well, that was quite a game last night, wasn't it?
A near three-goal comeback for the New York Rangers ended in a 5-3 loss at the hands of the New Jersey Devils, who are now one win away from the Stanley Cup Finals.
In the game, both goaltenders were uncharacteristically shaky. It is perhaps less of a surprise to see the 40-year old Martin Brodeur lose the plot on occasion, but Henrik Lundqvist allowing four goals on only 16 shots was definitely unusual.
As for Brodeur, he may not be the dominant netminder he once was, but he is still excellent. And, in the playoffs, as long as he can produce four wins per series, it matters little how he plays the rest of the time.
Last night, though, was a bonus. His teammates bailed him out big time.
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