We moan an awful lot, those of us in the press boxes and watching at home, about low-scoring games. And justifiably so. But I defy anyone to ask for a more exciting 1-0 game.    

                 Save upon save upon save....
                 The testimonials to Martin Brodeur and Henrik Lundqvist were plentiful after last night’s stunning performances.
                  “He played phenomenal,” Brandon Dubinsky said of his teammate, who tied a career high with 45 saves, including 19 in the third period. “Marty is a great goalie and played well, but we just have to continue to work and find ways to bury a few of our chances and not let it get to these shootouts and overtimes.”
                  Said coach John Tortorella: “It was a helluva game to watch. I don’t have any complaints for how we played.” Lundqvist, now 2-2 in shootouts this season, had held opponents to two or fewer goals in 15 of his last 18 games. This time, one was one too many.
                  Patrik Elias had one shot the entire night before the shootout, but made the second count
                "He (Elias) kind of faked the shot and I went down and froze a little bit and then he roofed it,” said Lundqvist. “It was a weird shot, but he is a good shooter. I will think about it tonight. I would have done it a little different.....I was hoping for a lucky bounce and a game winner in OT. Going into the shootout is fun, but it is a lottery sometimes."
                The Rangers, 8-1-4 in their last 13 games, fired a season-high 51 shots on Brodeur; their highest since 51 against the Islanders on April 4, 2008….Marian Gaborik, Ryan Callahan and Dubinsky each had five shots…Gaborik hasn’t scored in four of the last five games and is 1 for 5 in shootoutsAles Kotalik. Vinny Prospal and P.A. Parenteau have the other shootout goals...The last time the Rangers and Devils finished regulation in a scoreless tie was on Dec. 9, 2007, when the Rangers won 1-0 in overtime here…Marc Staal played a game high 27:31…In his first game back after missing seven, Prospal (arthroscopic knee surgery) had just one shot in 21:14…Jay Pandolfo and Zach Parise each had six shots for the Devils.                        
                 Next up: Ottawa arrives on Thursday....

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