Henrik Lundqvist downplays stiff neck

Updated: March 19, 2011, 11:47 AM ET
By Matt Ehalt | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist has a stiff neck and is not sure if he will be able to play Sunday against Pittsburgh following a collision during the third period of the Rangers' 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night. He said that there is "nothing serious" and all the tests came up fine.

"It depends on whether [the neck] is stiff or not," Lundqvist said after the game. "I will probably skate tomorrow. My goal is to be ready for Sunday. We will see if I can play ...

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