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B-day boy Lundqvist sets NHL record with another 50-save win

Henrik Lundqvist has put together a two-game stretch unlike any since goaltenders began wearing facemasks full-time.

In fact, it's possible that nobody in the NHL has ever worked this hard for back-to-back wins.

Henrik Lundqvist became the first goalie to stop 50 or more shots in consecutive victories since the NHL began tracking saves in 1955, lifting New York over the Calgary Flames 3-1 on Friday night.

Lundqvist tied a career high with 50 stops on his 36th birthday. He is only the third NHL goalie to post consecutive 50-save games, joining the Rangers' Gump Worsley on Jan. 27 and 30, 1963, and Chicago's Al Rollins on Oct. 9 and 15, 1955. Worsley lost both his...