Eastern Conference quarterfinals Game 1: Rangers vs. Canadiens

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The Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens, 2-0 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals in the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Wednesday at Bell Centre in Montreal.

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MONTREAL, QC - APRIL 12: Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist
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MONTREAL, QC - APRIL 12: Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers falls on top of Andrew Shaw #65 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 2-0. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Players scramble in front of goaltender Henrik Lundqvist
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Players scramble in front of goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 2-0.

Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York
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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a save while teammate Oscar Lindberg #24 battles for position with Alex Galchenyuk #27 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 2-0.

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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York
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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a glove save in front of teammate Ryan McDonagh #27 against the Montreal Canadiens in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Alexander Radulov #47 of the Montreal Canadiens and
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Alexander Radulov #47 of the Montreal Canadiens and Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers battle for the puck against the boards in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Alexander Radulov #47 of the Montreal Canadiens skates
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Alexander Radulov #47 of the Montreal Canadiens skates the puck against Jesper Fast #19 of the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York
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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers tries to play the puck past Andrew Shaw #65 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Alex Galchenyuk #27 of the Montreal Canadiens and
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Alex Galchenyuk #27 of the Montreal Canadiens and Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers battle for the puck in front of Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Alexander Radulov #47 of the Montreal Canadiens tries
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Alexander Radulov #47 of the Montreal Canadiens tries to skate the puck against Mika Zibanejad #93 and Brady Skjei #76 of the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference first round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Andrew Shaw #65 of the Montreal Canadiens is
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Andrew Shaw #65 of the Montreal Canadiens is stopped by goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Montreal Canadiens' Brendan Gallagher, left, and New York
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Montreal Canadiens' Brendan Gallagher, left, and New York Rangers' Mats Zuccarello collide during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

Brendan Gallagher #11 of the Montreal Canadiens skates
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Brendan Gallagher #11 of the Montreal Canadiens skates after the puck against Nick Holden #22 of the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York
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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers tries to get back into position against the Montreal Canadiens in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York
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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers scrambles to get back into position against the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York
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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers watches as teammate Rick Nash #61 flies in front of him to defend the puck against Andrew Shaw #65 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Artturi Lehkonen #62 of the Montreal Canadiens skates
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Artturi Lehkonen #62 of the Montreal Canadiens skates the puck against Brady Skjei #76 of the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Goaltender Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens
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Goaltender Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens watches as teammate Max Pacioretty #67 slides across to save the puck against the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

MONTREAL, QC - APRIL 12: Members of the
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MONTREAL, QC - APRIL 12: Members of the New York Rangers celebrate a first-period goal against the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York
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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers covers the puck against the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

J.T. Miller #10 of the New York Rangers
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J.T. Miller #10 of the New York Rangers and Jordie Benn #8 of the Montreal Canadiens battle for the puck in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) makes
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) makes a save on Montreal Canadiens left wing Phillip Danault (24) as Rangers center Derek Stepan (21) moves in during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes a
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes a save against the Montreal Canadiens during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

Montreal Canadiens' Andrew Shaw, right, takes down New
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Montreal Canadiens' Andrew Shaw, right, takes down New York Rangers' Brendan Smith during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) makes
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) makes a save against the Montreal Canadiens during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

New York Rangers' Jesper Fast, left, is slammed
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New York Rangers' Jesper Fast, left, is slammed against the boards by Montreal Canadiens' Andreas Martinsen during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) slides
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Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) slides into New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

Ginette Reno sings the national anthem before Game
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Ginette Reno sings the national anthem before Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series between the New York Rangers and the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

New York Rangers' Tanner Glass, right, is taken
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New York Rangers' Tanner Glass, right, is taken down by Montreal Canadiens' Jordie Benn during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

Boston Bruins left wing David Pastrnak (88) slides
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Boston Bruins left wing David Pastrnak (88) slides into Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) during first period NHL hockey action in Ottawa, Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

Montreal Canadiens center Steve Ott (92) jumps in
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Montreal Canadiens center Steve Ott (92) jumps in front of New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

Montreal Canadiens' Jordie Benn (8)checks New York Rangers'
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Montreal Canadiens' Jordie Benn (8)checks New York Rangers' Tanner Glass (15) during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Montreal.

MONTREAL, QC - APRIL 12: Fans take in
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MONTREAL, QC - APRIL 12: Fans take in the atmosphere in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Hockey fans walk past a commemorative plaque prior
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Hockey fans walk past a commemorative plaque prior to Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Hockey fans line up prior to Game One
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Hockey fans line up prior to Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round between the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Rangers during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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