Throughout his NHL career, Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist seemed to have the Bruins’ number.
For whatever reason, the veteran was always a stalwart facing Boston, whether home or on the road.
But in Lundqvist’s first playoff series against the Bruins, they have made him look vulnerable.
He surrendered three goals, including one in overtime, Thursday’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, and on Sunday afternoon, he gave up five more on 32 shots in the 5-2 defeat that gave Boston a 2-0 lead heading to New York for Games 3 and 4.
It was the most goals Lundqvist had ever given up to Boston, previously never giving up more than three. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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