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Pittsburgh Penguins impress in Round 1

Third time really is the charm. After falling at the hands of the New York Rangers and Henrik Lundqvist the past two seasons, the Pittsburgh Penguins sent the Blueshirts packing after just five games. Lundqvist, who has been arguably the best goaltender in the league over the course of his career, has been a Penguins killer in past playoffs. During the last two post-seasons, the...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Lundqvist scare, goalies don't want to change to masks

As Henrik Lundqvist kicked his feet in pain, bad thoughts went through his head for 30 seconds. New York Rangers teammate Marc Staal's stick blade went right through his mask and struck the All-Star goaltender in the right eye.Lundqvist left that game in pain but returned to practice two days later and played Saturday against the Pittsburgh Penguins, all the while defending goaltending...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Rangers’ Playoff Hopes Begin and end with Henrik Lundqvist

Henrik Lundqvist has been the best player on the New York Rangers for years; his dominance earning him the nickname “The King.”  He is easily the Rangers most impactful player and their playoff success will depend on how far he is able to carry them.  That is why when he was injured in the first period of Game 1 between the Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins, Rangers fans held...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Alain Vigneault has a job because of Henrik Lundqvist

I’m not a pessimist, in fact I am usually quite the (complete) opposite but here’s a grim statement for all you Rangers fans out there: barring a remarkable turnaround in performance, momentum and decision making the Rangers will be enjoying the offseason in about ten days time. Here’s another pretty bold statement for you: this […] The post Alain Vigneault has a job because...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lundqvist Dealing With Eye Swelling

Told there appears no real damage to Henrik Lundqvist’s eye. Big issue is still swelling around the eye. — John Shannon (@JSportsnet) April 15, 2016 The Rangers (and hopefully Lundqvist) will take to the ice at in 30 minutes and we’ll hopefully get another update on Hank’s status for Game 2…
Via NY Rangers Blog
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Shannon: No eye damage for Lundqvist, swelling an issue

Per John Shannon, there appears to be no damage to Henrik Lundqvist’s eye after getting hit in the eye by Marc Staal’s errant stick. This is obviously good news, as permanent eye damage was a major concern for all parties, and the recall of Magnus Hellberg threw more fuel to the fire. Swelling appears to […] The post Shannon: No eye damage for Lundqvist, swelling an issue appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Girardi not skating; Lundqvist team MVP; Fast the Player’s Player

Per Steve Zipay, Henrik Lundqvist has been named Team MVP, as voted on by the media. This comes as no surprise, as without Lundqvist this team might not even be in the playoffs this season. This was honestly a no-brainer. Jesper Fast was named the Player’s Player, voted on by his teammates. I think this […] The post Girardi not skating; Lundqvist team MVP; Fast the Player’s...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
25 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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