Nov 22, 2013, 12:17 AM EDT
It took all of one period for those dialed into the New York Rangers-Dallas Stars game Thursday to realize Henrik Lundqvist was in for a busy night.
The Rangers goalie was called upon to make 23 saves in the opening 20 minutes, and then backstopped his team to a 3-2 win over the host Stars.
The win starts the Rangers off on a five-game road trip.
“It’s not going to be an easy trip, so I’m happy to start this way … Henrik put on a display … he kept us in the game,” said Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault, as per the team’s Twitter account.
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