Henrik Lundqvist RUMORS & NEWS

  • Trading Henrik Lundqvist: We Have To At Least Talk About It

    Blueshirt Banter "I reference this a lot, but it's an important enough piece to this story to mention again: Part of being a good general manager is about knowing when to separate your heart from your brain. In fact, before the Rangers 2014 Stanley Cup run I wrote exactly that in a column about a potential Ryan..." May 06

  • Henrik Lundqvist good to play in Game 2 vs. Penguins

    New York Daily News "Henrik Lundqvist’s black and blue right eye hasn’t dampened the Rangers goalie’s spirits, his prospects of playing in Game 2 on Saturday afternoon, or his unparalleled fashion sense, apparently. Lundqvist, Sports Illustrated’s fifth most stylish athlete on the magazine’s new “Fashionable 50”..." April 16

  • Lundqvist labeled game-time decision for Game 2; Girardi ruled out

    The Score "Sorry, Rangers fans, but you'll have to wait until puck drop to know if Henrik Lundqvist will be between the pipes for Game 2 versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. New York head coach Alain Vigneault labeled Lundqvist a game-time decision. Lundqvist skated with the team Friday, practicing in..." April 15

  • Lundqvist to see eye specialist, injury not thought to be 'too serious'

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The New York Rangers believe Henrik Lundqvist's injury is not serious, coach Alain Vigneault said Thursday, a day after the star goalie was hit in the eye with a teammate's stick. But Vigneault said it's too soon to say when Lundqvist could return. “At this time, we don't feel that it's..." April 14

  • Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist leaves game after getting hit in eye by stick

    CBS Sports "The goaltending situation in the New York Rangers-Pittsburgh Penguins series has quickly become a matchup of backups. With the Penguins already down to their third-string goalie because of injuries to Marc-Andre Fleury and Jeff Zatkoff, the Rangers had to turn to their backup after the first..." April 14

  • Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist explains net-flipping incident; won't apologize

    CBS Sports "One of the strangest moments of the 2015-16 NHL season happened in Pittsburgh less than a week ago when New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist brought play to a halt by turning around and angrily flipping his own net over in his attempt to get a whistle from the referees. That move, which came..." March 08

  • Nash and Lundqvist Close to Return

    Blueshirts United "The Rangers seem close to getting two of their most important players back in the lineup. Though it won’t be Tuesday when the Rangers skate against the Sabres in Buffalo, it appears that it’s a case of sooner rather than later that both Rick Nash and Henrik Lundqvist will again be playing for the..." March 07

  • Lundqvist's status for Rangers today unclear

    North Jersey "Henrik Lundqvist's absence because of neck spasms may be a short one. Maybe. It was still unclear whether the franchise goalie would be available for today's game against the Islanders at Madison Square Garden despite goalie Magnus Hellberg being reassigned to Hartford (AHL) after being..." March 06

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    Pat Leonard @PLeonardNYDN

    AV: Lundqvist day-to-day, neck spasms, still don't believe it's serious. Marc Staal will try to play 2nite. Some forwards have bumps/bruises

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    Pat Leonard @PLeonardNYDN

    Rangers have recalled Magnus Hellberg to back up Antti Raanta tonight with Henrik Lundqvist injured #NYR

  • Rangers' Lundqvist sets franchise record for most career saves

    The Score "Another crown for King Henrik. With his 11th of 12 first-period stops against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, Henrik Lundqvist passed Mike Richter for the New York Rangers' franchise record for most career saves. The milestone adds one more Rangers record to the 33-year-old's resume, which..." February 25

  • Datsyuk, Lundqvist and Marchand named NHL 'Three Stars' of the week

    NHL.com "Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk, New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist and Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Feb. 14." February 15

  • Vigneault to limit Henrik Lundqvist’s starts down the stretch

    New York Post "Alain Vigneault seemingly had it clear in his mind, the exact look he received when telling franchise goalie Henrik Lundqvist before each of the past three seasons how many games he planned to play him. “Anytime I tell him at the beginning of the year that I’m shooting for 20 games or 25 games..." February 10

  • Will Henrik Lundqvist’s key save lead to a return to dominance?

    New York Post "There were just under 90 seconds remaining in the first period and here came the estimable Tyler Seguin and Patrick Sharp on a 2-on-1 against Henrik Lundqvist that would surely vault the Stars into a 2-2 tie with the Rangers despite Blueshirt domination for most of the opening 18:30. For that’s..." January 07

  • Reeling Rangers face questions, and Lundqvist hasn’t been answer

    New York Post "These Rangers have far more questions than answers. When that incongruity exists, the result is an abundance of platitudes and proclamations that begin to pile up into one big nothing. Because it’s not easy for the players or coaches to explain the 10-game span of 2-6-2 that they will take..." December 15

  • Claude Julien doesn't want to see Henrik Lundqvist 'acting' on the ice

    CBS Sports "The Boston Bruins stunned the New York Rangers on Friday afternoon with a pair of late third period goals to come away with a 4-3 win. After his team won the game on the ice, Bruins coach Claude Julien didn't pass up an opportunity to call out Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist after the game for..." November 28

  • Fast start has Rangers' Lundqvist leading Vezina race

    NHL.com "New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault challenged his No. 1 goaltender, Henrik Lundqvist, to get off to a better start this season after struggling early the past few years, and "The King" has responded by restaking his claim as the NHL's best. After adjusting his preseason approach to focus..." November 26

  • Henrik Lundqvist still carrying Rangers as he reaches milestone

    New York Post "Through the Rangers’ tumultuous start — their 8-2-2 record and first-place standing in the Metropolitan Division notwithstanding — there has been one constant. And it’s been the same constant now for a decade. “He’s our best player, there’s no doubt,” coach Alain Vigneault said of goalie Henrik..." November 05

  • Henrik Lundqvist says Rangers now expect to be among the best

    Newsday "As Henrik Lundqvist leaned back near his locker Monday, the Doors' "Light My Fire" was playing, which was appropriate. A competitive fire almost always burns for the 33-year-old Rangers goaltender, whose team last May came within a period of returning to the Stanley Cup Final in consecutive..." September 15

  • A motivated Henrik Lundqvist takes the ice at Chelsea Piers and talks about Rangers taking 'that final step'

    New York Daily News "On Sunday morning Henrik Lundqvist was at his sanctuary on the ice, smiling, remembering from a safe distance that frightening period last February and March when doctors would not let him near a rink. The Rangers franchise goaltender recalled his “scary” injury, a partially torn blood vessel..." August 31

  • Henrik Lundqvist’s legacy won’t be defined by Stanley Cup title

    New York Post "One more time, there will be a Game 7, there will be a night of hope and horror and everything in between at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers and the Lightning colliding under the pinwheel roof, before the eyes of the city and the sport. One more time we will have do-or-die, make-or-break,..." May 27

  • Lundqvist steps up in elimination games

    Covers.com "New York Rangers face another elimination game Tuesday night, but they are thankful they have Henrik Lundqvist between the pipes, who is 14-3 when the Rangers season is on the line. Lundqvist also owns an impressive 1.39 goals-against average and a 9.56 save percentage in those games." May 26

  • Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist aces another Game 7 test

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist is not only The King, but also Mr. Game 7. The bedrock of the Rangers’ repeated deep runs into the postseason over the past few seasons was sensational once again Wednesday night, stopping 35 shots to help the Blueshirts to a 2-1 overtime win over the Capitals and once again..." May 14

  • Sprawled Lundqvist gives Rangers momentary heart attack

    New York Post "You could hear the collective sucking in of breath, and just a minute later, the long and exhaustive sigh of relief. With 6:16 remaining in the first period of the Rangers’ 3-0 loss to the Senators at the Garden Thursday, franchise cornerstone goaltender Henrik Lundqvist went down to the ice in..." April 10

  • Lundqvist: ‘Hard to say no’ to playing Saturday vs. Bruins

    New York Post "It seems that at this point, it’s going to be very difficult to keep Henrik Lundqvist out of the Rangers’ nets for Saturday 1 p.m. start against the Bruins in Boston. The franchise netminder backed up Cam Talbot on Thursday night in Ottawa, the next step on his road to recovery from a sprained..." March 27

  • 'Just a few days away' for Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist

    Newsday "Henrik Lundqvist, who will be on the bench to back up Cam Talbot on Thursday night against the Senators, knows he'll get a long-awaited start during the weekend. "I'm getting real excited to play," said Lundqvist, who officially was removed from the Rangers' long-term injured reserve Thursday..." March 26

  • Rangers G Henrik Lundqvist to dress, back up Cam Talbot Thursday

    CBS Sports "The King has really returned now. After just one practice, the New York Rangers and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist are comfortable enough to get the goaltender back into the lineup after seven weeks away with injury. Head coach Alain Vigneault confirmed Wednesday that Lundqvist will dress for..." March 25

  • No. 1 Rangers prepare for return of King Henrik

    The Hockey News "A source close to the New York Rangers told thn.com that the team has targeted the Rangers game March 24 against the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings for the return of Henrik Lundqvist. But will King Henrik be able to find a place in the lineup? The Rangers are 14-2-3 with understudies Cam..." March 24

  • Rangers' Lundqvist to return 'when time is right'

    NHL.com "New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist doesn't have a specific date when he might return to the lineup, but he's eager to resume his familiar role. Lundqvist spoke to the media at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday for the first time since the team announced on Tuesday that he was cleared..." March 18

  • Henrik Lundqvist medically cleared to return to practice with the Rangers

    New York Daily News "It’s the return of the King. Henrik Lundqvist has been cleared by specialists to return to practice with the Rangers, the team announced after media had dispersed from Tuesday’s practice in Greenburgh. Lundqvist was seen walking around at the training facility during practice but there was no..." March 17

  • Rangers’ familiar answer to when Henrik Lundqvist will return

    New York Post "Despite an optimistic report that surfaced on television Wednesday night, the Rangers continued to say there was “no update” on the status of starting goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who is suffering from a vascular injury in his neck and missed his 15th straight game with the 2-1 overtime loss to the..." March 05

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    I then speculated that if all continues to go well, it's not out of the question Lundqvist COULD be back in lineup in 10 to 14 days.

  • With Lundqvist out, how the cap limits the Rangers’ options

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist was placed on Injured Reserve on Tuesday in order to open a roster spot if needed, but that maneuver does nothing to address the Rangers’ cap issues, because players on IR count against the cap. Even if the goaltender is placed on the league’s Long-term Injury exemption list..." February 12

  • Henrik Lundqvist could have suffered a stroke

    Yahoo! Sports "When the New York Rangers announced that star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist would be out with what was termed a “vascular” injury, internet search engines for Rangers fans and hockey scribes fired up. What did this mean? It was indeed quite vague after all. We now know, and it’s a scary situation..." February 09

  • Henrik Lundqvist shut down with headaches from throat shot

    New York Post "Alain Vigneault knew he was bringing bad news, so he hardly nodded hello at Wednesday morning’s press briefing before dropping the bomb. “Before we get started here,” the Rangers coach said, “I wanted to tell you that Hank won’t be available tonight.” Vigneault was talking about Henrik..." February 05

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Henrik Lundqvist suffered a neck injury and is out on a day-to-day basis. Further updates will be provided when more info is available.

  • Rangers G Henrik Lundqvist will not play Wednesday against Bruins

    CBS Sports "New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will not be available for team on Wednesday night for its game against the Boston Bruins because of an issue with his throat according to coach Alain Vigneault. Officially he is out with an "upper body injury" but Vigneault admitted it is related to a..." February 04

  • Lundqvist on Deflategate: I would notice changes to my gear

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist isn’t exactly a football expert, but he knows about equipment. And the Rangers goalie finds it difficult to believe no one on the Patriots could tell if the balls they were using were deflated. “I’ve read about it,” Lundqvist said of Deflategate. He insisted Wednesday if any..." January 29

  • Lundqvist has a chuckle at the lack of Oilers’ scoring chances

    Pro Hockey Talk "New York Rangers starter Henrik Lundqvist made 16 saves earning his 55th career shutout in a 2-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers Sunday night. Edmonton had just five shots on goal in each of the first two periods while the Rangers also had 21 blocked shots in the win. Post-game Lundqvist was..." December 15

  • Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist starting to regain his old form

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist has had enough of wake-up calls and uninspired efforts early in the season. After a sluggish start to the year and a disastrous weekend for the reigning Eastern Conference champs, the goalie was looking for more from his team and that’s what he got in the Rangers’ 5-0 win over..." November 12

  • Rangers plan to give goalie Henrik Lundqvist some rest

    New York Post "When Henrik Lundqvist started in nets for the Rangers’ 1-0 shootout defeat to Winnipeg at the Garden on Saturday night, it marked the King’s ninth start in his team’s first 10 games. That represented Lundqvist’s heaviest full-season workload out of the gate since 2007-08, when he started the..." November 03

  • It’s not fame or fortune that drives Henrik Lundqvist

    New York Post "His is the name above the marquee and his is the face of the Rangers’ franchise even if it’s hidden by a mask. He is the one who appears on Dave Letterman’s show and he is the one who plays tennis with Novak Djokovic and jams with John McEnroe. And yet, first and foremost, Henrik Lundqvist is a..." October 09

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    Yahoo Sports NHL @YahooSportsNHL

    The Rangers have won seven straight home playoff games when facing elimination. Lundqvist has a 0.98 GAA and .967 SP in those games.

  • How Henrik Lundqvist went from 7th-round pick to King of New York

    Fox Sports "Don Maloney would love to take credit for drafting goaltender Henrik Lundqvist while Maloney was the New York Rangers assistant general manager from 1996 to 2007. "I swam the Atlantic Ocean, climbed mountains and screamed and yelled until we took him," Maloney said Monday. The truth? "It..." June 04

  • Lundqvist silences Canadiens as Rangers take 2-0 lead

    New York Post "There is a chasm that has grown so large the rarified air the Rangers are starting to smell is scented by a silver chalice, not too far out of reach. And Henrik Lundqvist can taste it, can imagine the shimmer of the Stanley Cup, can visualize his reflection among the names of greats — and he..." May 20

  • Henrik Lundqvist fined $5,000 for spraying Sidney Crosby with water

    CBS Sports "Henrik Lundqvist was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Monday for unsportsmanlike conduct in Sunday's Game 6 against Pittsburgh. Reports earlier on Monday had Lundqvist escaping any kind of discipline for dumping water on Sidney Crosby in a scrum in Game 6 but either the NHL had a change of heart or..." May 13

  • Rangers could rest Lundqvist with home ice locked up

    New York Post "By the Rangers locking up home-ice advantage for the first round of the playoffs with Thursday night’s 2-1 squeaker of a win over the Sabres at the Garden, their lineup for Saturday’s regular-season finale in Montreal is up in the air. First on their possible rest list would be goalie Henrik..." April 11

  • Lundqvist said to be OK after collision in practice

    North Jersey "The worst-case scenario for any NHL team is to have one of its players injured during the Olympics, such as the Panthers learning center Aleksander Barkov may miss the rest of the NHL season after hurting his knee playing for Finland, or the Red Wings having Henrik Zetterberg sent back to Detroit..." February 17

  • Lundqvist won’t bring his family to Sochi

    New York Post "Team Sweden’s security blanket that goes by the name of Henrik Lundqvist has concerns over security in Sochi, but that’s not the only reason the royal family won’t be accompanying the King to the Olympics. “It is a few different things,” Lundqvist told Slap Shots on Friday night. “Security is..." February 03

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    Matt Ehalt @MattEhalt

    Henrik Lundqvist at practice. Scratched last night vs. Isles with illness.