Thursday, October 15, 2009

Lundqvist, Prospal Named Wednesday Night Stars

Greg Wyshynski at Puck Daddy named Henrik Lundqvist and Vinny Prospal Wednesday night stars...

No. 1 star: Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers
The Rangers netminder was under assault from the Los Angeles Kings in the third period of New York's 4-2 win. Los Angeles outshot the Rangers 10-1 in the final frame, but New York managed to hold on for the two points. Lundqvist made 34 saves
including this beauty on Teddy Purcell in the first period for his fifth win of the season.

No. 3 star: Vinny Prospal, New York Rangers
Prospal was an integral part in the Rangers win, scoring two power-play goals in the first period, his 200th and 201st in the NHL as New York extended their winning streak to six games. Prospal would add an assist in the third period on a Marian Gaborik goal .

Marian Gaborik and Michael Del Zotto received honorable mentions.

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