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New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist takes blame for Game 1 loss

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No one was harder on Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist after the 3-2 overtime loss to the Bruins Thursday night than Lundqvist himself.

The veteran netminder said he made a mistake in the way he played Patrice Bergeron’s feed from the right side to Brad Marchand in front at 15:40 of the extra session.

The miscue resulted in the deciding tally and resulted in the Bruins taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series.

“There was a two-on-one I guess and I made a bad decision,’’ said Lundqvist, who wound up with 45 saves. “

For Lundqvist, it was the third overtime loss of this postseason. He lost Games 1 and 5 to the Capitals in the extra session.

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