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Henrik Lundqvist Sits One Win Away From #400

from Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post,

...as Henrik Lundqvist prepared to go for career win No. 400 on Saturday night at the Garden against the last-overall Avalanche, he took a moment to reflect on what has been an inconsistent year for him personally in the midst of a career that has been anything but.

“Obviously every time you reach a milestone, you think back a little bit,” Lundqvist said after Friday’s practice, having passed his boyhood idol, Dominik Hasek, with win No. 390 in Denver on New Year’s Eve, making him the winningest European-born goaltender in NHL history.

“Recently, I tied Hasek, that was definitely a moment when you start to think about the people that helped you, and the players you played with,” he said. “There have been a lot of players that have come and gone here throughout the years, a lot of great memories. And reaching 400 is special.”

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