Found January 19, 2012 on
The Rangers Tribune:
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After last Sunday’s 4-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens, despite the obscenity of it, you could say that the New York Rangers were still in first place so it was a game that the team could just put behind them and move on. While the Blueshirts will want to do the same after tonight’s loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden, there still has to be a little more concern than there was after the Montreal game. Why? Because the team has now lost three of their last five games and hasn’t been playing as well as they did in December. The bleeding needs to stop soon before matters grow worse.
Once again, the Rangers came out flat in front of their home crowd and were being dominated by the Penguins in all areas of the ice. Henrik Lundqvist was forced to make some early saves, but Chris Kunitz would eventually find the back of the net on a rebound that came off the rush.
The play started down by Marc-Andre Fleury, where Ruslan Fedotenko completely missed a tap-in ...
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New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has been named the assistant captain of Daniel Alfredsson's team for the 2012 All-Star Weekend in Ottawa next week. It was pretty much a given that these two would end up on the same team anyway being that they are great friends out of the Swedish Hockey system, but now they will take that a step further as captain and assistant captain...
Yesterday, I posted that Henrik Lundqvist will be launching a clothing line called the "Crown Collection." Here's a preview of one of the items which will be unveiled January 19th...Proceeds from the sale will go to the Garden of Dreams Foundation....that hat is pretty sweet. Can't wait to see the rest of the collection.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook...
Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers and forward Joffrey Lupul of the Toronto Maple Leafs have been named Assistant Captains for the 2012 NHL All-Star Weekend in Ottawa, the National Hockey League Players’ Association and the National Hockey League announced today. Lundqvist joins the team of Captain Daniel Alfredsson from the All-Star host Ottawa...
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul will be assistant captains for the NHL All-Star game.
The league said Saturday that Lundqvist will join the team captained by Ottawa's Daniel Alfredsson, a fellow Swede. Lupul will assist the team led by Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara.
Lupul and Lundqvist will help in selecting the teams during...
TheNYRBlog reader Anthony F. sends me this pic of his brother Tommy with Henrik Lundqvist during a recent autograph signing in Yonkers that the two brothers worked at. Also in attendence were Ryan Callahan (over Tommy's shoulder), a hungover Brandon Dubinsky, Mike Richter and Eddie Giacomin...As always please continue to e-mail (email@example.com) your Rangers related pictures...
I know, I know. It’s a pet peeve of mine. The actual word is alternate captain. But in this case, the assistants will assist the captains in selecting the all-star rosters.
Henrik Lundqvist was assigned to countryman Daniel Alfredsson’s team, which means he will play for co-coach John Tortorella.
Here’s the info from the NHL/NHLPA (apologies for the spacing):
Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, and the New York Rangers stayed atop the NHL standings with a 3-0 victory over Nashville that stopped the Predators' winning streak at five games on Tuesday night.
After Henrik Lundqvist and his teammates bounced back from a modest slump by shutting out the Nashville Predators, New York Rangers owner James Dolan decided to say what's been on his mind for a while: his club is Stanley Cup title material. "I think we're pretty close to getting that back," Dolan said after the Rangers beat Nashville 3-0 Tuesday night.
The Nashville Predators visited Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night in the second game of back-to-back contests, losing to the New York Rangers 3-0. The loss ended Nashville’s five-game winning streak.
Henrik Lundqvist picked up the his third shutout of the season for the League-leading Rangers, stopping all 27 shots on goal from Nashville.
Anders Linback picked up the loss...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, and the Rangers stayed atop the NHL standings with a 3-0 victory over Nashville that stopped the Predators' winning streak at five games on Tuesday night.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul will be assistant captains for the NHL All-Star game. The league said Saturday that Lundqvist will join the team captained by Ottawa's Daniel Alfredsson, a fellow Swede. Lupul will assist the team led by Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara.
The Nashville Predators headed into New York to play the Rangers, who have the best record in hockey, without two members of their "big three" and the result was somewhat predictable. The Predators five game winning streak was snapped in a 3-0 loss.Henrik Lundqvist put on a perfect performance, stopping all 27 Predator shots. Dan Girardi, John Mitchell, and Ryan Callahan...
... though not nearly as entertaining:
We had a major outage of all of our LoHud blogs last night, as I’m sure you are all aware. So apologies all around. Just glad it wasn’t my fault. I worried that maybe I pushed a wrong button or something, you know, being the techno wizard that I am.
Anyway, here are the belated pre-game notes, courtesy of the Rangers:
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