New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) is attended to by a trainer after getting a stick to the face during the first period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Lundqvis
Gene J. Puskar
April 16, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist will start Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, three days after injuring his right eye in a 5-2 loss in Game 1.

Lundqvist left after the first period on Wednesday when teammate Marc Staal's stick made its way in between the bars on Lundqvist's goalie mask. Lundqvist saw a specialist on Thursday and practiced with the team on Friday. The game Saturday is Lundqvist's franchise-record 112th consecutive postseason start in net.

The Penguins will turn to backup Jeff Zatkoff once again with Marc-Andre Fleury still recovering from a concussion sustained on March 31. Zatkoff made 35 saves in Game 1 in the first playoff appearance of his career.

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