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According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, Henrik Lundqvist has signed a 7 year extension worth $8.5M per year. This should put any doubts about who our number 1 goalie is to rest.
We will post more details as they are made available. However, according to the internet, there will be a press conference at noon today. Hopefully Ryan Callahan is next.
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Rangers GM Glen Sather has taken a lot of flak over the years – and deservedly so – for handing out contracts both imprudent and lavish. He dipped deep into the team’s well again to extend goalie Henrik Lundqvist, but this time, Sather was justified.
This was the right move. The only move, really. For the team can afford to pay Lundqvist $59 million over the next seven years...
Goalie Henrik Lundqvist has agreed to a contract extension with the New York Rangers.
The team did not announce terms of the deal Wednesday.
The 31-year-old Lundqvist has been a Vezina Trophy finalist as the NHL's top goaltender in five of his eight seasons, winning the award in 2012.
Lundqvist has a 284-182-57 career record with a 2.26 goals-against average, .920 save percentage...
Few scribes around the country are better at chasing a story to the very end than some of the beat reporters in New York. In fact, the Big Apple is full of diligent journalists who not only possess the ability to hammer the subject of their story into submission, but to fabricate the entire story themselves.
It's an art, really. Unfortunately for rational sports fans, it...
The Associated Press is reporting that the New York Rangers and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist have come to an agreement on a lucractive contract extension that will make the Swede the highest-paid player at his position.
Lundqvist, in the final season of a six-year, $41.25 million deal, agreed to a seven-year contract reportedly worth $59.5 million. His salary-cap charge would rise...
So... there's still a goaltending controversy in New York, right?
Not so fast, said the New York Rangers on Wednesday, as they re-signed star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist to a massive 8-year, $59.5 million contract. The deal lasts through 2020-21, and King Henrik will make $8.5 million in AAV against the cap. And now we spend the rest of the day debating just how much the...
The New York Rangers and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist announced Wednesday that both sides agreed to a seven-year contract extension, with an annual average of $8.5 million.
“Since his arrival in New York in 2005, Henrik has consistently been one of the elite goaltenders in the NHL,” said Rangers president and general manager Glen Sather in a statement. “He is a proud representative...
New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault surprised some people recently when he gave two consecutive starts to backup goalie Cam Talbot over All-Star netminder Henrik Lundqvist. With Lundqvist struggling a bit lately, some even went as far as to wonder if there was a goaltending controversy brewing in Gotham.
So much for those thoughts.
TSN’s Darren Dreger reported Wednesday morning...
Henrik Lundqvist has recently signed an extension worth 8.5 million dollars a year to continue stopping pucks for the Rangers. What would such debonair a man do with that kind of change? Thats 55.2 million Swedish Kroners!
- A castle on the outskirts of Gothenberg.
- Rent in Midtown for two months
- A years supply of hair product
- A closet full of skinny ties....
NEW YORK — The New York Rangers have a goalie for life. On Wednesday, goalie Henrik Lundqvist agreed to a seven-year, $59.5 million extension with the Rangers. Currently in his final year of a six-year, $41.25 million deal, he is set to become the highest paid goalie in the NHL beginning next season. ”There were […]
By Kristin Tullo @K_Tullo)
For the first time in his eight NHL career starts, New York Rangers rookie goaltender Cam Talbot gave up more than two goals in Monday’s loss to the Winnipeg Jets. While the loss may hurt the Rangers in the standings, it might help Alain Vigneault a little as well.
It’s been Henrik Lundqvist’s crease and as far as he or anyone in the...
Is AV still looking to point his players in the right direction?
If any conclusions can be drawn from the apparent goaltending ‘drama’ that has been going on in New York it is that Alain Vigneault is still getting to know his team and he’s still learning which buttons to press with which players. Henrik Lundqvist is usually harder on himself than anyone else could be; such...
from Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News,
Cam Talbot has not dethroned Henrik Lundqvist, the Rangers say, but Alain Vigneault's decision to start Talbot Monday night for the second straight game has the unmistakable makings of a potential goalie controversy at 33rd and 7th.
"Cam's playing extremely well right now," Vigneault said at the Garden before...
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Henrik Lundqvist is making a little bit more than you and I now, NBC, Yahoo!, TSN, NHL.com, The Local Take
If there was the slightest bit of doubt that Henrik Lundqvist was the clear-cut No. 1 goaltender for the New York Rangers, it has been eliminated this week.
A day after agreeing to a seven-year contract extension, Lundqvist is likely to return to the ice after a rare two-game stretch on the bench as New York desperately tries to get some momentum going Thursday night against the...