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Video: It takes a gem from Kovalchuk to finally beat Lundqvist

Ilya Kovalchuk, Henrik Lundqvist

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: A first period goal by Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils gets past Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Henrik Lundqvist was able to silence the New Jersey Devils in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. He couldn’t repeat that feat on Wednesday, but it’s hard to blame Lundqvist for letting this one in. You can check it out below:

Ilya Kovalchuk was just given too much time and space to work with. That was his sixth goal of the playoffs, including four with the man advantage.

Lundqvist went 82:56 minutes without surrendering a goal.