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Lundqvist has milestone night in Rangers' win

Goalie gets 369th NHL win to move him into tie for 16th place

by Louie Korac / Correspondent

Lundqvist's glove save

NYR@STL: Lundqvist robs Parayko with glove save

2/26/16: Henrik Lundqvist shows off superb reflexes by snatching Colton Parayko's shot out of the air with his glove, keeping the game tied

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ST. LOUIS -- Henrik Lundqvist became the New York Rangers' all-time saves leader and first goalie in NHL history to record 30 wins in 10 of his first 11 seasons, and Chris Kreider scored the tie-breaking goal in the third period of a 2-1 victory against the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center on Thursday.

Lundqvist made 35 saves to give him 17,404, surpassing Mike Richter (17,379). Lundqvist also moved into third place in NHL history for seasons with 30-or-more wins with his 10th after defeating the Blues. Lundqvist also tied Tom Barrasso for 16th place with his 369th victory.

"You know the names I'm up there with and obviously it's a huge honor," Lundqvist said. "Growing up, those guys were guys I was watching and now I'm up there with wins. To me, it's just a sign of I've been given a chance for a lot of years. This organization, when I came, I've been lucky to play with a lot of good players and been able to have a competitive team every year. I'm really happy about that."

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Rangers get McDonagh, Staal back vs. Blues

Defensemen return from injuries; St. Louis to start Allen in net

by Louie Korac / Correspondent

RANGERS (34-20-6) at BLUES (35-18-9) 

TV: 8 p.m. ET; MSG, FS-MW, NHL.TV 

ST. LOUIS -- Defensemen Ryan McDonagh and Marc Staal will return to the lineup for the New York Rangers on Thursday against the St. Louis Blues.

McDonagh has missed two games with a neck/jaw injury, and Staal missed the Rangers' 5-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday with a lower-body injury.

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