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Rangers Have Bigger Concerns Than Lundqvist

Since Henrik Lundqvist broke into the NHL in the 2005-06 season, the New York Rangers have always been able to rely on the star netminder. The King has established himself as a model of consistency and the best goalie the Rangers have ever had (with all due respect to Mike Richter and Eddie Giacomin). “Hank” has been a rock for the Rangers for so long that his greatness sometimes...
Via The Hockey Writers
50 minutes ago

Rangers: Henrik Lundqvist not our best goalie right now

CHICAGO — There was hardly any hesitation as Alain Vigneault brought out one of his favorite refrains — even if it has begun to sound stale. “I think everybody knows that Hank’s the guy, Hank’s our No. 1, but I think at this time, Antti [Raanta]’s game is just a little bit better than Hank...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Raanta starts 2nd straight game; Lundqvist on Rangers bench

CHICAGO (AP) Goaltender Antti Raanta is making his second straight start for the New York Rangers, leaving Henrik Lundqvist on the bench. Raanta made 17 saves in Thursday night's 2-1 victory at Winnipeg, improving to 6-1 with a 2.05 goals-against average in nine games this season. Even with the games on back-to-back nights, coach Alain Vigneault opted to start Raanta again on...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The $59M Henrik Lundqvist question looms now more than ever

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — It comes as no surprise that Henrik Lundqvist is content with his lot in life. The Rangers franchise netminder is fully aware what comes with the territory of his job description, and understands it sometimes can be a lonely place — like it is right now. “That’s the role I have, the...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

The one word separating this Lundqvist from the great Lundqvist

For the last 11 seasons, the Rangers have gone where Henrik Lundqvist has taken them. It will be no different this year. But here we are, almost one-third into 2016-17 following a 4-2 victory over the Hurricanes at the Garden on Saturday afternoon in which the Blueshirts spent the first 29 minutes committing felonies against...
Via New York Post
7 days ago

WATCH: Rangers come back against Hurricanes, win 3-2

Jimmy Vesey, Rick Nash and Henrik Lundqvist discuss a 3-2 comeback win for the New York Rangers over the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night.
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Puempel, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Matt Puempel scored in his first game with the Rangers, and Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves to help New York defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Friday. Derek Stepan and Kevin Hayes also netted goals for the Rangers, who rebounded from Wednesday's 6-1 home drubbing against Pittsburgh. Lundqvist was lifted after allowing four goals on seven shots in the second...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Referee Helps Prevent Goal, Nearly Stomps Henrik Lundqvist (Video)

An overeager official nearly hurt both the Florida Panthers and the New York Rangers on Monday night. Late in the second period of New York’s eventual 4-2 win at Madison Square Garden, referee T.J. Luxmore found himself positioned directly in the middle of the crease as a slew of Panthers players unsuccessfully tried to push the puck past Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. ...
Via NESN.com
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Henrik Lundqvist freaks out, flips net over during play

Henrik Lundqvist usually is one of the best at keeping cool under immense pressure while making even the most difficult saves look easy, but his anger got the best of him against the Penguins. After a collision in which Lundqvist was run over by a teammate, the goaltender decided to show the officials how angry he was about the play not being stopped by flipping over his net during...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist hopes NHL will participate in Olympics

The NHL’s future with the Winter Olympics remains uncertain. Ever since the league announced the return of the World Cup of Hockey, the involvement of NHL skaters in the Olympics appeared to be in jeopardy. The World Cup of Hockey is scheduled to take place from Sept. 17 to Oct. 1 in Toronto, and it’s clear the NHL is focused on this event and not on the 2018 Winter Olympics...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

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