the Rangers tröstmål came from the Lias Andersson's club. The 20-year-old former Kungälvsspelaren avoided skillfully to end up offside, received a backhandpassning and have the time to look up before he got the second goal, this time against his countryman Anders Nilsson.
The other 27 shots saved Anders Nilsson, who was appointed to one of the match's best player.
– It seemed that everything that was shot against him, stayed with him. And it is such a reassuring feeling when your goalie sucks in return almost like a sponge, says coach Marc Crawford after the game.
also 27 shots, but let in four, in its sixth förlustmatch in a row.
– Now we are in the season's final week, it would have been nice with a win, both personally and for the fans. This is just disappointing, " he said in the interview after the match.
To lose against tabelljumbon Ottawa is a further disappointment.
– It is not a strong team, we should be able to be a little better. But they played smart after they had taken the lead, " says Lundqvist.
any more match this season is unclear. The swede has just one win left to reach the 450 wins, another milestone for the seasoned goalkeeper.
the New York Rangers will not go on to the playoffs. The next match against Columbus will Alexander Georgijev to play, so the last chance for Lundqvist against Pittsburgh on Saturday night, local time.
"I don't know if I deserve to play," says a dejected Lundqvist, and adds that it is up to the coach David Quinn, in his press conference after the match not wanted to give any news.
with the Steven McDonald award, awarded by Rangers supporters to a player that does more than expected. Before the game against the Ottawa took Mika Zibanejad receive this year's award.
" I evaluate the season when it is all over. It is difficult to think of his own performance when the team doesn't win, says Zibanejad after the match.
He says that the price means a lot and is flattering.
"But I am disappointed that we could not get us a victory today," he says.
that Zibanejad has reason to be pleased with his performance during the season.
" He has been our best player and has made some important goals. He makes a difference out on the ice, more than any other in the team. He has earned it, and have had a great season, " says Lundqvist.