That the Rangers are sitting atop the Eastern Conference standings---and are just two points out of first overall in the entire NHL---is due in large part to the team's stellar defensive play. The Rangers enter action on Wednesday with the second lowest team goals against average in the league, and even 2.00---trailing only the Boston Bruins who are at a mind-boggling 1.86. While Henrik Lundqvist is putting together another All-Star caliber season, ranking 3rd in the league with both a .936 save percentage and a 1.95 goals against average, Martin Biron has also excelled, providing the Blueshirts an outstanding one-two punch between the pipes. Biron has won seven of his eight starts, while posting a 1.84 goals against average and a .933 save percentage. The popular Biron, who has won his last four starts, gets the call this evening in Washington as the Rangers seek their sixth consecutive victory. "The team is playing really well, and Henke is playing extremely well, and the fact that I am able to contribute to that on more of a regular basis in this particular time is a great opportunity and a great feeling for me," Biron said following Wednesday's morning skate. "You get some games, you play well, you build that confidence, build that circle that has been going for the whole team because we are playing so well and have a good thing going. And it's not just in goal, it's everywhere on the team, and everyone fitting in. And there's a pressure to perform and keep it going, which is great because it comes with the territory of a winning team." Share your thoughts on the Rangers goaltending tandem below.
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