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Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Falls in Game 7
Shesterkin allowed three goals on 23 shots in Monday's 4-0 loss to the Devils.
Shesterkin did his part to keep the Rangers in the game early, holding the Devils off the board in the first period. However, Shesterkin allowed a pair of goals in the second while the Rangers failed to crack Akira Schmid at the other end, eventually falling 4-0 in Game 7. Shesterkin finished the series 3-4 despite a solid .931 save percentage.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Starting Game 7
Shesterkin will get the starting nod in New Jersey for Game 7 on Monday, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports.
As expected, Shesterkin will be stationed between the pipes after starting the first six games of the series. He's posted a terrific 1.79 GAA and .939 save percentage during those six contests. The star netminder stopped 34 of 36 shots in Saturday's Game 6 to avoid elimination. Shesterkin has allowed just five goals on 94 shots in three road appearances this series.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Makes 34 saves in victory
Shesterkin saved 34 of 36 shots in a 5-2 win over New Jersey in Game 6 on Saturday.
Shesterkin allowed the opening goal to Curtis Lazar midway through the first period, but he shook it off and went on to have another great game. He's surrendered two or fewer goals in five of six playoff starts this year, giving him a 3-3 record, 1.79 GAA and .939 save percentage in the first round. Although nothing has been announced yet, it would come as no surprise if New York started Shesterkin in Game 7 on Monday.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Slated to start Saturday
Shesterkin is set to start at home in Game 6 against New Jersey on Saturday, Mollie Walker of the New York Post reports.
Shesterkin has stopped an impressive 85 of 92 shots over his last three starts, but the Rangers lost all three of those contests to New Jersey. That's left Shesterkin with a 2-3 record, 1.75 GAA and .938 save percentage in five playoff outings this year. The Devils tied for the fourth-ranked offense with 3.52 goals per game in the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Falls in Game 5
Shesterkin allowed three goals on 42 shots in Thursday's 4-0 loss to the Devils.
Shesterkin did his part Thursday, turning aside 39 of 42 shots. However, he didn't get any support from his offense as the Rangers were shut out 4-0 by Akira Schmid and the Devils. Shesterkin is now 2-3-0 in the postseason with a .938 save percentage. He'll be back in net Saturday with the Rangers looking to stay alive in Game 6.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Looking to bounce back Thursday
Shesterkin will guard the road goal in Thursday's Game 5 versus the Devils, Mollie Walker of the New York Post reports.
Shesterkin won the first two games of the series in New Jersey, and he'll look to recapture that road magic in Game 5. He's allowed just six goals on 102 shots, good for a .941 save percentage, through four playoff contests.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Drops Game 4
Shesterkin allowed two goals on 22 shots in Monday's 3-1 loss to the Devils.
Shesterkin allowed a goal to Jack Hughes early in the first period before settling down, holding the Devils off the board until Jonas Siegenthaler's tally midway through the third. However, the Rangers' offense couldn't get much going, ultimately falling 3-1 as the Devils evened the series 2-2. Overall, Shesterkin has been solid this postseason, sporting a .941 save percentage after going 37-13-8 with a .916 save percentage in the regular season. The 27-year-old netminder will likely be back in net for Thursday's Game 5 when the series moves back to New Jersey.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Guarding cage Monday
Shesterkin will get the starting nod at home in Game 4 against the Devils on Monday, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports.
Shesterkin has been his usual elite self this series, posting a terrific .950 save percentage through three games. He's allowed just four total goals, including two on 28 shots in Saturday's Game 3 overtime loss. Shesterkin has allowed three or fewer goals in 16 straight games dating back to March 9.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Loses close game
Shesterkin stopped 26 of 28 shots in Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Devils in Game 3.
Shesterkin has allowed just four goals on 79 shots through three games this series. He can't be blamed for this loss, as the Rangers went cold on offense upon their return to Madison Square Garden. Shesterkin will continue to operate as the No. 1 netminder, and he'll look to get back in the win column Monday in Game 4.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Slated to start in Game 3
Shesterkin is set to guard the home crease in Game 3 against New Jersey on Saturday, according to Mollie Walker of the New York Post.
Shesterkin has won the first two contests of the series, during which he's saved 49 of 51 shots. Over 58 regular-season appearances, he had a 37-13-8 record, 2.48 GAA and .916 save percentage. The Devils have struggled in the first round, but they did tie for the fourth-ranked offense with 3.52 goals per game during the 2022-23 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Bit of easy skate in win
Shesterkin made 22 saves in a 5-1 loss to the Devils in Game 2 on Thursday.
The only puck that got past him came off Erik Haula's stick on a first-period power play. That was it. Shesterkin is among the best few goalies in the NHL and at this point, he hasn't really be challenged by a struggling Devils' squad. Shesterkin is focused on two more a... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Set to start Thursday
Shesterkin is slated to start on the road in Game 2 against New Jersey on Thursday.
Shesterkin stopped 27 of 28 shots in a 5-1 victory over the Devils in Game 1 of the first-round series. That's a continuation from his terrific regular season in which he posted a 37-13-8 record, 2.48 GAA and .916 save percentage in 58 outings. The Devils tied for the fourth-best offense with 3.52 goals per game during the 2022-23 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Shutout bid spoiled late
Shesterkin made 27 saves in Tuesday's 5-1 Game 1 win over the Devils.
The Rangers dominated early, jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the first 10 minutes. Shesterkin helped his team withstand a second-period push from New Jersey unscathed with a few big saves, and New York proceeded to blow the game open. The officials took pity on the Devils late and gifted Jack Hughes a penalty shot, which the center converted to spoil Shesterkin's shutout bid with 2:46 remaining in the third period. After going 11-3-1 with a 1.98 GAA and .934 save percentage in his final 15 appearances of the regular season, Shesterkin carried that momentum over into the postseason and should remain between the pipes for Thursday's Game 2.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Between pipes Tuesday
Shesterkin will tend the twine for Tuesday's Game 1 road matchup with the Devils, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.
Shesterkin went 3-1-1 in his final five appearances of the regular season in which he recorded a 1.79 GAA and .940 save percentage. The Russian netminder should be in contention for the Vezina Trophy, even though he posted a higher GAA (2.48) than last season. It doesn't hurt that Shesterkin set a new career high in wins (37) in 2022-23 and finished the campaign in a three-way tie for third in that category.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Bounced by Buffalo in shootout
Shesterkin stopped 37 shots in regulation and overtime and three of five shootout attempts in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Sabres.
The 27-year-old netminder continues to gear up for the playoffs, although Shesterkin came up a little short Monday against a Buffalo team fighting for its life. Since the beginning of March, Shesterkin has gone 11-3-1 with a 1.98 GAA and .934 save percentage, and with last year's Vezina Trophy winner back in peak form, the Rangers figure to be a tough out in the postseason.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Set to face Sabres
Shesterkin was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports, indicating he will get the nod for Monday's home matchup with Buffalo.
Shesterkin has won his past three outings, including a 20-save shutout against Columbus on Saturday. He has a 37-13-7 record this season with a 2.49 GAA and a .915 save percentage. The Sabres rank third in the league this campaign with 3.59 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Third shutout this season
Shesterkin made 20 saves in a 4-0 win over Columbus on Saturday.
It was his third shutout his season and 11th NHL shutout. Shesterkin has won three straight and eight of his last 10 games, including two shutouts. He's peaking at the right time with the postseason 10 days away.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Igor Shesterkin: Starting Saturday
Shesterkin will guard the road cage Saturday against the Blue Jackets, per Mollie Walker of the New York Post.
Shesterkin has returned to his Vezina-winning form of late, going 4-1-0 with a .933 save percentage in his last five starts. He's now 36-13-7 with a .914 save percentage on the year. The 27-year-old Shesterkin will face a Columbus team averaging 2.6 goals per game, the third-lowest mark in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
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