The New York Rangers goaltender made 44 saves in a 2-1 overtime victory Saturday night, following up a 55-save performance in a 4-1 win over Toronto in February.
"Their goalie has just got our number," Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews told reporters. "Somehow he’s just made some unbelievable saves (Saturday night) and kept them in it and then obviously, it comes down to one play in overtime to get the extra point."
Leafs netminder Frederik Andersen praised his counterpart as well.
"He was playing well down there, he obviously made a game out of it," he said.
Zach Hyman echoed that sentiment.
"It just wasn’t going in," the Toronto forward said. "Give credit to their goalie, he played great."
Georgiev helped the Rangers snap a five-game losing streak with the victory, and said afterward it felt like winning a championship.
New York center Ryan Strome potted the winner less than two minutes into overtime.