Igor Shesterkin has been selected to participate in the All-Star game as the Rangers first representative.
From the Rangers:
- In earning his first All-Star Game selection, Shesterkin becomes the seventh goaltender in franchise history (Chuck Rayner, Gump Worsley, Ed Giacomin, Gilles Villemure, Mike Richter, Henrik Lundqvist) to be selected to participate in the All-Star Game. He is the 17th goaltender in NHL history to win a Vezina Trophy prior to being selected/playing in an All-Star Game.
- This season, Shesterkin has accumulated 18-6-5 record with a 2.43 goals-against average and .917 save percentage. He is 8-2-2 in his last 12 games. Shesterkin has compiled an NHL-high 1754:10 of time on ice. In the NHL, Shesterkin ranks tied for third in wins, seventh in goals-against average and in save percentage (min. 20 GP). Among Metropolitan Division goaltenders, he ranks first in wins.