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Rangers have called on David LeNeveu to back up Henrik Lundqvist
Rangers have called on David LeNeveu to back up Henrik Lundqvist

New York Rangers star goalie Henrik Lundqvist will be backed up Wednesday in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Kings by a 31-year-old who hasn’t played in the NHL since the 2010-11 season, Rangers Coach Alain Vigneault said. David LeNeveu has been summoned from the Rangers’ minor-league roster in Hartford, Conn., to replace New York backup goalie Cam Talbot, who is sidelined with an undisclosed injury. Vigneault said Talbot is “day to day” and declined to reveal how Talbot sustained the injury. LeNeveu was 8-1 with a 1.19 goals-against average and .963 save percentage with Hartford, including a three-game shutout streak. His minor-league season ended...

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