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Antti Raanta Or Henrik Lundqvist Tonight?

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post,

... I am not sure what to expect for Tuesday’s rematch against Chicago. There is a strong argument to be made for continuing to ride the wave with Raanta, no doubt about that. But there is an equally valid argument this is the time for Lundqvist to get the call, because if Raanta goes again and plays well again, then you bet the Rangers will have a goaltending controversy they do not need.

If Lundqvist sits for what would be an unprecedented fourth straight time and Raanta duplicates his work over the last three games through which he earned the NHL’s second-star-of-the-week designation in allowing one goal on 63 shots including consecutive shutouts against Chicago and New Jersey, then why not a fifth straight Thursday in Dallas? Then maybe a sixth two nights later in Nashville?

Or is four the line of demarcation?

more on the goalie situation plus other NYR talk...

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Early indication from the morning skate is Raanta will start tonight.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 12/13/16 at 10:30 AM ET

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