Henrik Lundqvist RUMORS & NEWS

  • Will Henrik Lundqvist’s key save lead to a return to dominance?

    New York Post "There were just under 90 seconds remaining in the first period and here came the estimable Tyler Seguin and Patrick Sharp on a 2-on-1 against Henrik Lundqvist that would surely vault the Stars into a 2-2 tie with the Rangers despite Blueshirt domination for most of the opening 18:30. For that’s..." January 07

  • Reeling Rangers face questions, and Lundqvist hasn’t been answer

    New York Post "These Rangers have far more questions than answers. When that incongruity exists, the result is an abundance of platitudes and proclamations that begin to pile up into one big nothing. Because it’s not easy for the players or coaches to explain the 10-game span of 2-6-2 that they will take..." December 15

  • Claude Julien doesn't want to see Henrik Lundqvist 'acting' on the ice

    CBS Sports "The Boston Bruins stunned the New York Rangers on Friday afternoon with a pair of late third period goals to come away with a 4-3 win. After his team won the game on the ice, Bruins coach Claude Julien didn't pass up an opportunity to call out Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist after the game for..." November 28

  • Fast start has Rangers' Lundqvist leading Vezina race

    NHL.com "New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault challenged his No. 1 goaltender, Henrik Lundqvist, to get off to a better start this season after struggling early the past few years, and "The King" has responded by restaking his claim as the NHL's best. After adjusting his preseason approach to focus..." November 26

  • Henrik Lundqvist still carrying Rangers as he reaches milestone

    New York Post "Through the Rangers’ tumultuous start — their 8-2-2 record and first-place standing in the Metropolitan Division notwithstanding — there has been one constant. And it’s been the same constant now for a decade. “He’s our best player, there’s no doubt,” coach Alain Vigneault said of goalie Henrik..." November 05

  • Henrik Lundqvist says Rangers now expect to be among the best

    Newsday "As Henrik Lundqvist leaned back near his locker Monday, the Doors' "Light My Fire" was playing, which was appropriate. A competitive fire almost always burns for the 33-year-old Rangers goaltender, whose team last May came within a period of returning to the Stanley Cup Final in consecutive..." September 15

  • A motivated Henrik Lundqvist takes the ice at Chelsea Piers and talks about Rangers taking 'that final step'

    New York Daily News "On Sunday morning Henrik Lundqvist was at his sanctuary on the ice, smiling, remembering from a safe distance that frightening period last February and March when doctors would not let him near a rink. The Rangers franchise goaltender recalled his “scary” injury, a partially torn blood vessel..." August 31

  • Henrik Lundqvist’s legacy won’t be defined by Stanley Cup title

    New York Post "One more time, there will be a Game 7, there will be a night of hope and horror and everything in between at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers and the Lightning colliding under the pinwheel roof, before the eyes of the city and the sport. One more time we will have do-or-die, make-or-break,..." May 27

  • Lundqvist steps up in elimination games

    Covers.com "New York Rangers face another elimination game Tuesday night, but they are thankful they have Henrik Lundqvist between the pipes, who is 14-3 when the Rangers season is on the line. Lundqvist also owns an impressive 1.39 goals-against average and a 9.56 save percentage in those games." May 26

  • Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist aces another Game 7 test

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist is not only The King, but also Mr. Game 7. The bedrock of the Rangers’ repeated deep runs into the postseason over the past few seasons was sensational once again Wednesday night, stopping 35 shots to help the Blueshirts to a 2-1 overtime win over the Capitals and once again..." May 14

  • Sprawled Lundqvist gives Rangers momentary heart attack

    New York Post "You could hear the collective sucking in of breath, and just a minute later, the long and exhaustive sigh of relief. With 6:16 remaining in the first period of the Rangers’ 3-0 loss to the Senators at the Garden Thursday, franchise cornerstone goaltender Henrik Lundqvist went down to the ice in..." April 10

  • Lundqvist: ‘Hard to say no’ to playing Saturday vs. Bruins

    New York Post "It seems that at this point, it’s going to be very difficult to keep Henrik Lundqvist out of the Rangers’ nets for Saturday 1 p.m. start against the Bruins in Boston. The franchise netminder backed up Cam Talbot on Thursday night in Ottawa, the next step on his road to recovery from a sprained..." March 27

  • 'Just a few days away' for Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist

    Newsday "Henrik Lundqvist, who will be on the bench to back up Cam Talbot on Thursday night against the Senators, knows he'll get a long-awaited start during the weekend. "I'm getting real excited to play," said Lundqvist, who officially was removed from the Rangers' long-term injured reserve Thursday..." March 26

  • Rangers G Henrik Lundqvist to dress, back up Cam Talbot Thursday

    CBS Sports "The King has really returned now. After just one practice, the New York Rangers and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist are comfortable enough to get the goaltender back into the lineup after seven weeks away with injury. Head coach Alain Vigneault confirmed Wednesday that Lundqvist will dress for..." March 25

  • No. 1 Rangers prepare for return of King Henrik

    The Hockey News "A source close to the New York Rangers told thn.com that the team has targeted the Rangers game March 24 against the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings for the return of Henrik Lundqvist. But will King Henrik be able to find a place in the lineup? The Rangers are 14-2-3 with understudies Cam..." March 24

  • Rangers' Lundqvist to return 'when time is right'

    NHL.com "New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist doesn't have a specific date when he might return to the lineup, but he's eager to resume his familiar role. Lundqvist spoke to the media at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday for the first time since the team announced on Tuesday that he was cleared..." March 18

  • Henrik Lundqvist medically cleared to return to practice with the Rangers

    New York Daily News "It’s the return of the King. Henrik Lundqvist has been cleared by specialists to return to practice with the Rangers, the team announced after media had dispersed from Tuesday’s practice in Greenburgh. Lundqvist was seen walking around at the training facility during practice but there was no..." March 17

  • Rangers’ familiar answer to when Henrik Lundqvist will return

    New York Post "Despite an optimistic report that surfaced on television Wednesday night, the Rangers continued to say there was “no update” on the status of starting goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who is suffering from a vascular injury in his neck and missed his 15th straight game with the 2-1 overtime loss to the..." March 05

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    I then speculated that if all continues to go well, it's not out of the question Lundqvist COULD be back in lineup in 10 to 14 days.

  • 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

    CBS Sports "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

    CBS Sports "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 "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