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Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Surrenders four goals Monday
Shesterkin kicked out 34 of 38 shots in a 5-1 loss to Buffalo on Monday.
Shesterkin surrendered at least a goal in each period, including two markers on 16 shots in the final frame. Buffalo also scored on an empty net. Shesterkin has been solid overall in 2023-24, posting an 8-4-0 record, 2.59 GAA and .914 save percentage through 12 contests. However, he's struggled recently, allowing a minimum of three goals in three of his last four outings. It won't get any easier for him in the short term as the Rangers are set to battle against Detroit next, which ranks fifth this campaign with 3.70 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Set to start Monday
Shesterkin was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports, indicating he will guard the home net Monday against Buffalo.
Shesterkin is coming off a 36-save performance in Friday's 3-1 win over Philadelphia. He has posted an 8-3-0 record this season with a 2.45 GAA and a .916 save percentage over 11 appearances. Shesterkin made 24 saves in 5-1 victory over the Sabres on Oct. 12. Buffalo sits 25th in the league with 2.81 goals per game this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Stifles Flyers for eighth win
Shesterkin turned aside 36 shots in Friday's 3-1 win over Philadelphia.
Sean Couturier spoiled his shutout bid late in the second period, but otherwise Shesterkin was in peak form as he protected a 2-0 lead New York had grabbed inside the first two minutes of the game. He was especially sharp in the final frame, as the Flyers out shot the Rangers 14-3. Shesterkin improved his record to 8-3-0 on the season to go along with a 2.45 GAA and a .916 save percentage.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Facing Flyers
Shesterkin will defend the visiting crease versus Philadelphia on Friday, according to Adam Kimelman of NHL.com.
Shesterkin saw his five-game winning streak come to an end Monday, as he gave up four goals on 34 shots in a 6-3 loss in Dallas. Overall, Shesterkin is 7-3-0 with a 2.60 GAA and .908 save percentage, The Flyers are 14th in NHL scoring, averaging 3.26 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Allows four goals in road loss
Shesterkin allowed four goals on 34 shots in Monday's 6-3 road loss against the Stars.
Shesterkin was staked to a 2-0 lead early in the second period, and the game was tied 2-2 until Mason Marchment struck with a power-play goal at 7:06 of the third period, and the Stars never looked back. He has allowed seven goals on 67 shots in two starts since returning from a 16-day absence due to a lower-body injury. The Rangers' road trip continues Wednesday in Pittsburgh.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Set to start Monday
Shesterkin was the first goalie to leave the ice Monday, Mollie Walker of the New York Post reports, indicating he'll guard the cage on the road against Dallas.
Shesterkin is riding a five-game winning streak during which he posted a 1.96 GAA and .932 save percentage. At this rate, the Russian netminder should reach the 30-win threshold for the third consecutive season. Shesterkin should continue to see the bulk of the workload ahead of veteran Jonathan Quick.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Better and better as game wore on
Shesterkin (lower body) made 30 saves in a 5-3 win over New Jersey on Saturday. He returned to action after missing four games.
His absence was characterized as "minor soreness," but the Rangers maintained a high level of play during his absence. The team has gone 10-0-1 in their past 11 games. Shesterkin stopped 11 of 12 shots in the third period alone, and looked better and better with every minute played. Get him back in your net.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Returns to crease Saturday
Shesterkin (lower body) will defend the road net Saturday against the Devils, per Mollie Walker of the New York Post.
Shesterkin will return to the crease following a four-game absence. He has posted a 6-2-0 record this season with a 2.36 GAA and a .913 save percentage in eight appearances. In four outings against the Devils in 2022-23, Shesterkin allowed 13 goals on 140 shots en route to a mark of 1-2-1. New Jersey is tied for third in the league this campaign with 3.73 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Could start Saturday
Per Colin Stephenson of Newsday, Shesterkin (lower body) finished practice without any problems and could get his first start in five games Saturday versus New Jersey, according to coach Peter Laviolette.
Shesterkin has been sidelined for the last 15 days -- he was hurt Nov. 2 versus Carolina. Shesterkin was red hot prior to his injury, picking up four straight wins while giving up only seven goals on 115 shots. Overall, the 27-year-old netminder is 6-2-0 with a 2.36 GAA and .913 save percentage. Laviolette will decide if Shesterkin is ready to play Saturday, or if he needs another couple days off as the Rangers play in Dallas on Monday.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Not ready to return
Shesterkin (lower body) won't be in the lineup Sunday against Columbus, according to Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today.
Shesterkin will miss his fourth consecutive contest. Jonathan Quick (upper body) will be backed up by Louis Domingue on Sunday. The Rangers don't play again until Saturday versus New Jersey, so Shesterkin will get some additional time to recover. He has posted a 6-2-0 record this campaign with a 2.36 GAA and a .913 save percentage in eight appearances.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Skates on his own Saturday
Shesterkin (lower body) skated before practice Saturday, according to Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today.
Coach Peter Laviolette said that Shesterkin is making progress, but the star goalie is being eased back in to avoid any setbacks. Shesterkin has missed the last three games. He is 6-2-0 with a 2.36 GAA and .913 save percentage this season.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Making progress in recovery
Shesterkin (lower body) skated Tuesday morning, but he won't dress for the evening's matchup with the Red Wings, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Although Shesterkin will miss a second straight contest due to his lower-body issue, the fact that he was on the ice Tuesday morning suggests he could be ready to return sooner rather than later. In the meantime, Jonathan Quick will start against Detroit with Louis Domingue serving as his backup.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Sitting Saturday
Shesterkin (lower body) won't be in the lineup Saturday against Minnesota, per Jessi Pierce of NHL.com.
Louis Domingue, who was recalled from AHL Hartford on Friday, will be the backup goalie behind starter Jonathan Quick on Saturday versus the Wild. As a precaution, Shesterkin will sit out the contest. Consider him day-to-day for now.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Dealing with injury
Shesterkin is banged up and might consequently miss Saturday's road game versus Minnesota, per Dan Rosen of NHL.com
Shesterkin has a 6-2-0 record, 2.36 GAA and .913 save percentage in eight contests this year. Louis Domingue was recalled from AHL Hartford and will serve as the backup Saturday if Shesterkin is unavailable. Regardless of Shesty's status, Jonathan Quick will play between the pipes against the Wild.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Fourth straight win
Shesterkin made 26 saves in a 2-1 win over Carolina on Thursday.
The only puck that got past him came on the power play. Seth Jarvis scored after Sebastian Aho found him cutting up the middle. Jarvis got behind two defenders and then beat Shesterkin high on the glove side. Shesterkin has won four straight games, and he has a 6-2-0 record with a 2.36 GAA and a .913 save percentage. It was simply another night at the office for one of the NHL's very best.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Expected to start Thursday
Shesterkin was the first goaltender off the ice at morning practice, indicating he will be between the home pipes versus Carolina on Thursday, according to Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today.
Shesterkin has won his last three starts, giving him a 5-2-0 record to go with a 2.56 GAA and .905 save percentage. He will face divisional rival Carolina -- the Hurricanes have scored 37 times in 10 games, fourth best in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Earns third straight win
Shesterkin made 27 of 29 saves to secure his third consecutive victory in Monday's clash with Winnipeg.
Shesterkin has been fantastic to start the season, going 5-2-0 with a 2.56 GAA and a .905 save percentage in his first seven contests. The 27-year-old backstop trails only Alexandar Georgiev and Jonas Johansson for most games played this season and should easily cruise to the 60-game threshold, barring an extended injury absence.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Slated to start in Winnipeg
Shesterkin was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, according to Mollie Walker of the New York Post, indicating he will defend the road net Monday versus Winnipeg.
Shesterkin has won his past two outings, including a 30-save performance in Saturday's 4-3 overtime victory over Vancouver. He has a 4-2-0 record this season, having stopped 135 of 150 shots. Winnipeg has potted 27 goals in eight games this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Earns overtime win
Shesterkin stopped 30 of 33 shots in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Canucks.
With this victory, Shesterkin has won consecutive outings for the first time this season. The Canucks scored a power-play goal in the second period and a shorthanded tally in the third, but the Rangers' offense converted on three of five power-play chances. Shesterkin is now 4-2-0 with a 2.70 GAA and a .900 save percentage through six games. The Rangers wrap up their road trip Monday in Winnipeg.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 189 lbs|
|Birthplace: Moscow, Russia|