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VIDEO: Rangers will go as far as Henrik Lundqvist can carry them

Henrik Lundqvist was drafted by the Rangers in the seventh round (205th overall) in the 2000 draft. (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Henrik Lundqvist was drafted by the Rangers in the seventh round (205th overall) in the 2000 draft. (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images)

It is no small coincidence that since Henrik Lundqvist joined the Rangers following the lockout, the team had qualified for the spring dance every season until last year. The Swedish-born netminder has been a rock for the Rangers and since his rookie year he is averaging 70-plus games a season.

And even with the Blueshirts finishing outside the top eight in the Eastern Conference in 2009-10, Lundqvist was still able to put up respectable numbers. His .921 save percentage was better than his career average and his goal-against average was a respectable 2.38.

After a slow first few starts to this season, THN’s Ken Campbell caught up with the Rangers netminder as he worked back into top form.

REPORTER: Ken Campbell | EDITOR: Mark Gougeon | PRODUCER: Ted Cooper

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