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POST-GAME NOTES: Rangers 1, New Jersey Devils 0 (OT)

Sunday, 12.09.2007 / 8:38 PM / News
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POST-GAME NOTES: Rangers 1, New Jersey Devils 0 (OT)
NYR VS. NJD
For the Rangers, it was overtime jubilation on Sunday at Madison Square Garden, as Brendan Shanahan beat New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur for the game's only goal. The Blueshirts' dramatic 1-0 win snapped a nine-game Devils winning streak.

Recap

THREE STARS OF THE GAME
1. B. SHANAHAN -- NYR
2. H. LUNDQVIST -- NYR
3. M. BRODEUR -- NJ

NOTES

* Brendan Shanahan notched the game-winning goal at 0:30 of the overtime period and is now three goals shy of Dave Andreychuk for 11th on the NHL’s all-time goals list.

* Henrik Lundqvist turned aside 17 shots to record his fifth shutout of the season and improve to 15-11-1 on the season. He has posted a record of 13-6-0, along with a 1.92 goals against average, a .923 save percentage and four shutouts in his last 19 games.

* Scott Gomez registered one assist, a game-high five shots on goal and won eight of 11 faceoffs (73%). He has recorded 20 points (three goals and 17 assists) in the last 19 games, and has won 38 of his last 52 faceoffs (73%).

* Fedor Tyutin collected an assist and delivered five hits, to increase his team-leading total to 88 hits on the season.

* Michal Rozsival logged a game-high, 23:44 of icetime and dished out three hits in the win.

* Sunday's contest marked the first time the Rangers and Devils have skated to a scoreless tie through regulation. The last  1-0 game in the series history was a Rangers loss on January 16, 2007 at New Jersey.

* The Blueshirts have held opponents scoreless on the power play in four of the last five games (14 of 16, 87.5%).

* The Rangers have sold out 91 consecutive regular season games.