Originally written on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 11/13/14

NEW YORK - DECEMBER 23: Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers skates against the Florida Panthers on December 23, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Per Larry Brooks, Henrik Lundqvist made his first public comments since his “Comments heard ’round the world” that set all of New York into a panic. Per Brooks, Lundqvist denied having any say in the decision to fire John Tortorella: “I know there is some speculation regarding Torts being fired, but let’s be clear on one thing,” Lundqvist said via an e-mail on Wednesday that contained his first comments on the matter. “It’s not my call who the coach should be for the New York Rangers. “I would never put pressure on the management on decisions like that. I’m just a player. My focus is to play the game and do the best I can on the ice. Whatever [happens] off the ice, I leave to our great staff we have working for this club.” Lundqvist elaborated on his comments a little more, and it’s definitely a good read on the whole Hank situation. Tweet
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  • Tortorella got himself fired, this team had way too much talent coming into this season. He did not get the most out of his team and he also has a habit of dressing players down in the media. If you have a problem with a player you need to talk to the player, not the media about it.
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