Henrik Lundqvist RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Henrik Lundqvist finishes 2013 with an empty feeling

    Pro Hockey Talk "John Tortorella took the blame for the poor work of many New York Rangers stars, but few would’ve passed much blame to Henrik Lundqvist, who kept his team in more than a few games in 2013. Still, the result remains familiar for the superstar Swede: his team lost in the postseason. While the..." May 26

  • No time to rest for 'sore' Henrik Lundqvist

    North Jersey "With the Rangers facing a 0-2 series deficit for the second playoff round in a row, this is no time for Henrik Lundqvist to take a break – even if his left shoulder is hurting a little. The Rangers’ goaltender practiced Monday and will be in net again for tonight’s Game 3 of the Eastern..." May 21

  • Lundqvist turns aside shoulder concerns

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist waited just long enough to come onto the ice at the beginning of yesterday’s Rangers practice to put a scare into everybody watching. But eventually he skated out and participated fully with his team, putting to rest any worry that the left shoulder issue that arose at the end of..." May 21

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    More Henrik Lundqvist on left shoulder: "“Everybody’s sore. It’s the playoffs. You can’t just sit out (because) it’s hurting a little bit."

  • Rangers have little hope if King falls subject to slump

    New York Post "It is difficult enough for the Rangers to win even when Henrik Lundqvist is at the top of his game. It is all but impossible for the Blueshirts to even come close when The King plays as if he’s a plebeian. Which goes a long way in explaining yesterday, when it appeared as if the Bruins were..." May 20

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    Lundqvist said issue in third period was left shoulder. Said he'll get it checked out.

  • Tuukka Rask relishes matchup

    Boston Herald "If both the mythology and your own eyes are to be believed, Henrik Lundqvist may be longer lasting than the Berlin Wall, more rhythmic than Phil Spector’s wall of sound and more imposing than the Great Wall of China. He may have rejected more rubber than B.F. Goodrich and made more saves than..." May 16

  • Bruins aim to rattle NY Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist

    New York Daily News "The goal is to get to the goalie. The Bruins will throw bodies in waves at Henrik Lundqvist in this second-round Stanley Cup playoff series aiming to rattle the Rangers’ best player, who is coming off consecutive shutouts in Games 6 and 7 against the Washington Capitals. “It’s the playoffs,..." May 16

  • Bobrovsky, Lundqvist, Niemi named Vezina finalists

    NHL.com "Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers and Antti Niemi of the San Jose Sharks have been named finalists for the 2013 Vezina Trophy, awarded annually "to the goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position," as voted by the general managers of the..." May 08