Aleksander Barkov made Henriq Lundqvist look like it was June

The NY Rangers better hope Henriq Lundqvist doesn't think the Stanley Cup Playoffs have started because that's how he played Sunday against the Florida Panthers at MSG. From blaming J.T. Miller for blocking pucks in front of him ("We want guys to block shots and he's trying," Lundqvist said. "From that distance, I should stop it if no one is in front of me, so it's kind of that conversation we had that if he doesn't have time to get there with his body maybe just leave that shot for me."), to twice giving up leads...Lundqvist saved his worst for the shootout.

Aleksander Barkov moved in, jangling and dangling - magician like concealing the puck on his left skate before sliding it past the uncat like King. Take a look (go full screen):



Wow! "I've been trying to do that [shootout move] since the summer, but not that way. I got a little bit lucky. He pokechecked on me and it went in kind of in slow motion." -- Panthers center Barkov on his shootout winner.

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