A promising upswing didn't survive the All-Star break for Henrik Lundqvist.
After a disastrous stretch of play prompted The King to evaluate his play a"embarrassing, frustrating, and disappointing," the New York Rangers linchpin bounced back with four strong starts ahead of last weekend's festivities in Los Angeles.
However, any hopes of complete rejuvenation were quickly dashed Tuesday at Madison Square Garden, as the Blue Jackets chased Lundqvist with three goals on 16 shots midway through the second period.
Lundqvist's replacement, Antti Raanta, didn't fare much better, allowing three goals on 10 shots as the Blue Jackets earned a 6-4 win.
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