Henrik Lundqvist RUMORS & NEWS

  • With Lundqvist out, how the cap limits the Rangers’ options

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist was placed on Injured Reserve on Tuesday in order to open a roster spot if needed, but that maneuver does nothing to address the Rangers’ cap issues, because players on IR count against the cap. Even if the goaltender is placed on the league’s Long-term Injury exemption list..." February 12

  • Henrik Lundqvist could have suffered a stroke

    Yahoo! Sports "When the New York Rangers announced that star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist would be out with what was termed a “vascular” injury, internet search engines for Rangers fans and hockey scribes fired up. What did this mean? It was indeed quite vague after all. We now know, and it’s a scary situation..." February 09

  • Henrik Lundqvist shut down with headaches from throat shot

    New York Post "Alain Vigneault knew he was bringing bad news, so he hardly nodded hello at Wednesday morning’s press briefing before dropping the bomb. “Before we get started here,” the Rangers coach said, “I wanted to tell you that Hank won’t be available tonight.” Vigneault was talking about Henrik..." February 05

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Henrik Lundqvist suffered a neck injury and is out on a day-to-day basis. Further updates will be provided when more info is available.

  • Rangers G Henrik Lundqvist will not play Wednesday against Bruins

    CBSSports.com "New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will not be available for team on Wednesday night for its game against the Boston Bruins because of an issue with his throat according to coach Alain Vigneault. Officially he is out with an "upper body injury" but Vigneault admitted it is related to a..." February 04

  • Lundqvist on Deflategate: I would notice changes to my gear

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist isn’t exactly a football expert, but he knows about equipment. And the Rangers goalie finds it difficult to believe no one on the Patriots could tell if the balls they were using were deflated. “I’ve read about it,” Lundqvist said of Deflategate. He insisted Wednesday if any..." January 29

  • Lundqvist has a chuckle at the lack of Oilers’ scoring chances

    Pro Hockey Talk "New York Rangers starter Henrik Lundqvist made 16 saves earning his 55th career shutout in a 2-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers Sunday night. Edmonton had just five shots on goal in each of the first two periods while the Rangers also had 21 blocked shots in the win. Post-game Lundqvist was..." December 15

  • Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist starting to regain his old form

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist has had enough of wake-up calls and uninspired efforts early in the season. After a sluggish start to the year and a disastrous weekend for the reigning Eastern Conference champs, the goalie was looking for more from his team and that’s what he got in the Rangers’ 5-0 win over..." November 12

  • Rangers plan to give goalie Henrik Lundqvist some rest

    New York Post "When Henrik Lundqvist started in nets for the Rangers’ 1-0 shootout defeat to Winnipeg at the Garden on Saturday night, it marked the King’s ninth start in his team’s first 10 games. That represented Lundqvist’s heaviest full-season workload out of the gate since 2007-08, when he started the..." November 03

  • It’s not fame or fortune that drives Henrik Lundqvist

    New York Post "His is the name above the marquee and his is the face of the Rangers’ franchise even if it’s hidden by a mask. He is the one who appears on Dave Letterman’s show and he is the one who plays tennis with Novak Djokovic and jams with John McEnroe. And yet, first and foremost, Henrik Lundqvist is a..." October 09

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    Yahoo Sports NHL @YahooSportsNHL

    The Rangers have won seven straight home playoff games when facing elimination. Lundqvist has a 0.98 GAA and .967 SP in those games.

  • How Henrik Lundqvist went from 7th-round pick to King of New York

    Fox Sports "Don Maloney would love to take credit for drafting goaltender Henrik Lundqvist while Maloney was the New York Rangers assistant general manager from 1996 to 2007. "I swam the Atlantic Ocean, climbed mountains and screamed and yelled until we took him," Maloney said Monday. The truth? "It..." June 04

  • Lundqvist silences Canadiens as Rangers take 2-0 lead

    New York Post "There is a chasm that has grown so large the rarified air the Rangers are starting to smell is scented by a silver chalice, not too far out of reach. And Henrik Lundqvist can taste it, can imagine the shimmer of the Stanley Cup, can visualize his reflection among the names of greats — and he..." May 20

  • Henrik Lundqvist fined $5,000 for spraying Sidney Crosby with water

    CBSSports.com "Henrik Lundqvist was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Monday for unsportsmanlike conduct in Sunday's Game 6 against Pittsburgh. Reports earlier on Monday had Lundqvist escaping any kind of discipline for dumping water on Sidney Crosby in a scrum in Game 6 but either the NHL had a change of heart or..." May 13

  • Rangers could rest Lundqvist with home ice locked up

    New York Post "By the Rangers locking up home-ice advantage for the first round of the playoffs with Thursday night’s 2-1 squeaker of a win over the Sabres at the Garden, their lineup for Saturday’s regular-season finale in Montreal is up in the air. First on their possible rest list would be goalie Henrik..." April 11

  • Lundqvist said to be OK after collision in practice

    North Jersey "The worst-case scenario for any NHL team is to have one of its players injured during the Olympics, such as the Panthers learning center Aleksander Barkov may miss the rest of the NHL season after hurting his knee playing for Finland, or the Red Wings having Henrik Zetterberg sent back to Detroit..." February 17

  • Lundqvist won’t bring his family to Sochi

    New York Post "Team Sweden’s security blanket that goes by the name of Henrik Lundqvist has concerns over security in Sochi, but that’s not the only reason the royal family won’t be accompanying the King to the Olympics. “It is a few different things,” Lundqvist told Slap Shots on Friday night. “Security is..." February 03

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    Matt Ehalt @MattEhalt

    Henrik Lundqvist at practice. Scratched last night vs. Isles with illness.

  • Vigneault says he expects to start Lundqvist against the Blues and in both outdoor games

    North Jersey "Henrik Lundqvist was back at practice today after being unable to start or even dress as Cam Talbot’s backup in Tuesday night’s 5-3 loss to the Islanders. Lundqvist said he was dealing with a stomach flu and said he was preparing to face the Blues Thursday night. Coach Alain Vigneault went one..." January 22

  • Rangers on verge of a full-blown goalie controversy

    New York Post "So how do you go about this? How do you measure eight seasons of sustained excellence against 10 games of eye-opening superiority? How do you measure the past against the present? How does Alain Vigneault handle the situation in the Rangers goal without creating the type of controversy the..." December 26

  • Rangers starting Talbot doesn't surprise Lundqvist

    NHL.com "New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist confirmed after an optional morning skate that Cam Talbot would start in goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday at Madison Square Garden. It will be the second time this season the 26-year-old Talbot will be making consecutive starts. He made 37..." December 23

  • Neck stiffness unlikely to sideline Lundqvist

    New York Post "Apparently, neck stiffness isn’t anything Henrik Lundqvist can’t play through. The Rangers franchise goaltender might not have taken part in an optional practice on Thursday, but coach Alain Vigneault is expecting him to play on Friday night against the Islanders at the Garden, just two days..." December 20

  • Lundqvist OK after collision

    New York Post "It was a scary moment, one that saw the Rangers season lying on the Garden ice in a heap. That would be franchise goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, who was part of a massive collision with Penguins forward Chris Kunitz early in the overtime period of what would result in a 4-3 shootout win for..." December 19

  • Lundqvist at center of Rangers free-fall

    New York Post "It is not even the winter solstice and the Rangers are in a state of emergency. The SOS is sounding loud and clear from Manhattan Island. Only there seems to be no one in sight with the capability of responding to the distress signals that grow more urgent by the day. Not even Henrik Lundqvist,..." December 14

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    Martin Biron @martybiron43

    On a serious note, goalie is the hardest position to play when contract talks are ongoing. Hank's been good, but watch him turn it on now.

  • Rangers to announce mega-contract extension for Lundqvist

    TSN.ca "The New York Rangers are set to announce that the club has signed goaltender Henrik Lundqvist to a contract extension, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. Sources tell TSN that it could be a seven-year deal worth at least $8 million a season. Lundqvist, 31, is 8-11 this season..." December 04

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    "Cam is playing extremely well...Henrik is definitely the No. 1 goaltender on this team"- AV

  • Nash, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Panthers 5-2

    New York Post "Strange game, hockey. Strange game here Wednesday night. For here were the Rangers, who had been piling up chances and shots in one match after another with only a measly 2.0 goals-per-game to show for it, somehow scoring five times against the Panthers to win 5-2 despite a ragged,..." November 28

  • Workhorse Lundqvist to get more nights off

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist laughed and smiled, sweat still dripping from his face and his pads still on, having just come off the ice at the Bridgestone Arena following a hard pregame workout. That was because later on Saturday night against the Predators, he was not the Rangers starting goaltender,..." November 24

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    Brett Cyrgalis @BrettCyrgalis

    Del Zotto officially back in the #NYR lineup tonight vs #Stars, taking Falk out. JT Miller still scratched. Lundqvist in nets.

  • Nash pleased with progress so far; Lundqvist, Talbot, Montreal and the “routine goal”

    Bergen Record "Rick Nash rejoined his Rangers’ teammates for today’s practice, his first time on the ice with the complete group since suffering a concussion on Oct. 8. Nash wore a yellow non-contact jersey and will ease himself back into full practices before resuming battle drills. Nash said he expects to..." November 14

  • Callahan practices, Moore out with oblique, Lundqvist in goal

    Newsday "Although he’s frustrated with being sidelined, Rangers captain Ryan Callahan’s broken left thumb is healing on schedule and he skated with his teammates Thursday morning before the Sabres game for the first time since the injury. “It was good…first day handling pucks, stickhandling and..." October 31

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    Pat Leonard @PLeonardNYDN

    Lundqvist said he wanted to play, but looks like he won't @NYRangers @ctalbot33 "First goalie off ice is @ctalbot33"

  • Lundqvist out again Saturday, aims for Monday

    Pro Hockey Talk "Henrik Lundqvist‘s nagging injury will keep him out of the New York Rangers lineup for a second straight game, according to the Bergen Record. Although he reiterated that if this was April he would be playing, the Rangers will instead give rookie Cam Talbot his second straight start. Talbot..." October 26

  • Lundqvist can’t discuss injury he’s had all season

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist is making progress dealing with the unidentified injury that kept him off the ice for three consecutive practices and out of Thursday night’s game against the Flyers. “It’s better” said Lundqvist under orders from management not to disclose the nature of the injury he said he..." October 25

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    AV: Talbot will play Thursday; Lundqvist will travel not backup. Missaien will be called up

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    Adam Rotter @AdamRotter

    Note: Henrik Lundqvist OUT Tomorrow/Won’t Be Backup http://t.co/fsbHpROMrm

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    No change in status on Lundqvist team says day to day

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    From #NYR practice: Henrik Lundqvist skated on own without pads but will not practice today due to "minor issue" per team.

  • For struggling Henrik, rest is short-lived

    New York Post "None of this is what Henrik Lundqvist expected. The Rangers franchise goaltender was preparing to sit this one out a Saturday night at the Scottrade Center when he would be allowed to clear his head and watch backup Martin Biron carry the load. Yet by the start of the third period with the..." October 13

  • Rangers bench Lundqvist in favor of Biron

    New York Post "Saturday will in essence be a mental health day for Henrik Lundqvist for with his team breaking down — and breaking bad — in front of him through the season’s hellish first week the goaltender will watch from the bench as Martin Biron gets the start in St. Louis against the Blues. Lundqvist in..." October 12

  • Nash returns; Nothing new on Lundqvist

    Bergen Record "First off Henrik Lundqvist said again there was nothing new to report in negotiations for a new contract extension with a potential deadline on the talks coming with the start of the season Thursday at Phoenix. Lundqvist said on Sunday the sides would talk at least once more before the team left..." October 01

  • The rising goaltender costs and where Henrik Lundqvist will fit in

    CBSSports.com "Earlier this week when the Chicago Blackhawks signed Corey Crawford to a six-year $36 million extension people were rightfully taken aback by the deal. Not to say that Crawford isn't a serviceable to good goaltender in this league but $6 million a season? That seems like a stretch. As of now it..." September 06

  • Lundqvist happy with Rangers, 'not thinking about free agency at all'

    New York Post "As sands through the hourglass so are the days of Henrik Lundqvist’s life until the Rangers’ franchise goaltender can become a free agent on July 1 2014. Yet hitting the open market is the furthest thing from the King’s mind as he prepares for his ninth season on Broadway. The objective as..." August 19

  • Henrik Lundqvist: 'It's hard to picture myself playing elsewhere'

    CBSSports.com "Henrik Lundqvist has become one of the game's premier goalies and is the veritable face of the New York Rangers. The 2012 Vezina Trophy winner has just one year left on his deal with the club and some talks have already taken place regarding an extension. While in his native Sweden for the..." August 14

  • Lundqvist camp, Rangers to talk contract

    ESPN.com "Sunday's whirlwind draft, reduced to one day because of the lockout-shortened season, will be a busy day for the Rangers. Though New York does not have a pick until the third round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, GM Glen Sather has plenty of other important business to attend to, including..." June 27

  • Rangers’ GM Sather moves to avoid hardball with Lundqvist

    New York Post "Glen Sather is trying not to let the issue of Henrik Lundqvist’s contract situation linger any longer. The Rangers general manager will meet sometime next week with the franchise goaltender’s agent, Don Meehan, in hopes of wrapping up an extension. “He’s a great goaltender,” Sather said Friday..." June 22

  • Henrik says he had no role in Torts’ toppling

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist did indeed give a public voice to the Rangers’ disaffection on break-up day that, in retrospect, foretold the dismissal of John Tortorella as head coach 48 hours later, but this was not a case of the King leading a coup, it wasn’t that at all. It wasn’t Magic Johnson seeing to..." June 20

  • Rangers, be wary of big bucks for Henrik Lundqvist

    North Jersey "Of course the Rangers have to do whatever is necessary to re-sign franchise goalie Henrik Lundqvist, the single greatest reason for the franchise's turnaround from the playoff-free years of 1998-2004, even if that means a max eight-year, $80 million deal. Right? There's no denying..." June 04

  • Lundqvist noncommittal on long-term deal

    ESPN.com "Less than 48 hours after the Rangers made their exit from the playoffs -- bounced after a 3-1 loss in Game 5 to the Bruins on Saturday -- the Rangers were saddled with the familiar emotions that come with the end of a disappointing season. Frustration, regret, and bewilderment, all directed at..." May 29