Henrik Lundqvist RUMORS & NEWS

  • Henrik Lundqvist Recovering After Open Heart Surgery

    TMZ "Great news from NHL superstar Henrik Lundqvist -- the future Hall of Famer says his recent open heart surgery was a success!! As we previously reported, the 38-year-old Washington Capitals goalie opted out of the upcoming NHL season last month ... citing an existing heart..." January 08

  • Washington Capitals goaltender Henrik Lundqvist to undergo open-heart surgery

    ESPN "Washington Capitals goaltender Henrik Lundqvist will undergo open-heart surgery to address the issue that will prevent him from playing this season. Lundqvist announced Monday on Twitter that he will undergo an "aortic valve replacement, aortic root and ascending..." December 28

  • Henrik Lundqvist will miss NHL season after heart condition discovered

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist, the legendary Rangers goaltender who joined the Capitals during the offseason, announced he will be sitting out the 2020-21 NHL season because of a heart condition. Lundqvist, 38, said the condition was discovered after weeks of testing. " December 17

  • What the Capitals' goalie options are without Henrik Lundqvist

    Sportsnet "Thursday brought the surprising and sad news that future Hall of Fame goalie Henrik Lundqvist will not be able to play in the forthcoming 2020-21 season due to a heart condition. Lundqvist, 38, is sixth on the NHL's all-time wins list and we ranked him as the No. 1..." December 17

  • Henrik Lundqvist opens up about leaving the Rangers

    Forever Blueshirts "As I’ve been hinting for the last few days, Henrik Lundqvist went on record about his post playing career future. Johan Rylander of the Göteborgs-Posten got the exclusive interview and gave me early access in order to work on the English translations. Forever..." November 17

  • Henrik Lundqvist unveils new Capitals pads

    NHL.com "Henrik Lundqvist gave fans a look at what his new goalie pads with the Washington Capitals will look like. Lundqvist posted a picture on Instagram on Saturday with the Capitals logo of an eagle above the Capitol Building adorned with three white stars on each pad to form a..." November 09

  • Excitement about Henrik Lundqvist is OK but Ilya Samsonov is goalie to watch

    NBC Sports Washington "Since the rumors first began to spread that Henrik Lundqvist could be signing with the Capitals, fans have been excited. The blow of inevitably seeing Braden Holtby walk in free agency certainly seemed to be softened by general manager Brian MacLellan quickly pouncing on Lundqvist, one of the..." November 04

  • Henrik Lundqvist’s new Capitals uniform includes Rangers twist

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist has officially moved on from the Rangers. Well, from the waist up anyway. Three weeks after Lundqvist signed a one-year, $1.5 million deal with the Capitals — ending his 15-year run in New York — the first footage of the longtime face of the..." October 31

  • Henrik Lundqvist, Capitals expected to reach 1-year deal

    TSN "Henrik Lundqvist is about to begin a new chapter. The Washington Capitals and the veteran netminder are expected to be in agreement on a one-year contract worth $1.5 million according to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie. " October 09

  • Capitals ‘clear frontrunner’ to sign Henrik Lundqvist

    NBC Washington "Nothing's official yet, but if there was a time to get excited about a Henrik Lundqvist-Capitals jersey edit, it's right now.  Reports surfaced early Tuesday morning that the Capitals are the "clear frontrunner" to land Lundqvist in free agency...." October 06

  • Henrik Lundqvist indicates desire to continue playing: 'I still want to win'

    The Fourth Period "Henrik Lundqvist has made it clear he wants to continue playing in the NHL next season and announced his intentions via Twitter Sunday evening. Lundqvist, 38, had one-year remaining on his contract with the New York Rangers, who bought out his final year, which came with an $8.5..." October 05

  • Rangers’ Alexandar Georgiev pays homage to the King and the Warrior

    Empire Sports Media "New York Rangers goaltender Alexandar Georgiev wrote a nice tribute to Henrik Lundqvist and Marc Staal on Thursday following a hectic week that saw the two long time players no longer with the hockey team. Staal was traded to Detroit last week and Lundqvist was bought..." October 02

  • Who will be the next king of hockey in New York?

    Empire Sports Media "Yesterday marked the end of an era. Henrik Lundqvist, the goalie for the New York Rangers for the last 15 years and a surefire Hall of Famer, was bought out by the organization with one year left on his seven-year, $59-million contract he signed in 2014. The..." October 01

  • Which NHL teams should try to sign Henrik Lundqvist after Rangers buyout?

    Pro Hockey Talk "With the Rangers’ long-rumored buyout of Henrik Lundqvist now official, the natural question is: “Which team will sign Lundqvist?” This, of course, assumes that Lundqvist will continue his vaunted career. Just about any hockey fan should hope that the..." October 01

  • The defining stats of Henrik Lundqvist's Rangers career

    The Score "The King's reign on Broadway officially came to an unceremonious end on Wednesday, with the New York Rangers buying out the final two years on the contract of longtime goaltender and face of the franchise Henrik Lundqvist. It was a business move for the betterment..." September 30

  • Rangers buy out Henrik Lundqvist's contract

    The Score "Henrik Lundqvist's time with the New York Rangers has ended after 15 years. New York bought out the final year of his contract Wednesday. The move was first reported Tuesday night. " September 30

  • Henrik Lundqvist’s legendary Rangers career by the numbers

    New York Post "The Rangers are expected to buy out Henrik Lundqvist on Wednesday. Here’s a look at the longtime Rangers goalie’s most important numbers from microscopic to huge. (Stats are from regular season, except where noted): Save percentage: .918 (.921 in..." September 29

  • Rangers and Henrik Lundqvist to part ways tomorrow with buyout

    Forever Blueshirts "Darren Dreger is now reporting that the Rangers and Henrik Lundqvist will be parting ways as soon as tomorrow. “The time has come for the two sides to separate,” he said on TSN. Lundqvist buyout “I believe that the New York Rangers, as early as Wednesday..." September 29

  • As buyout window approaches, will this be Henrik Lundqvist's final week with NY Rangers?

    Lohud "Does Libor Hájek know something that we don't know? Internet speculation ran rampant after an unexpected statement from the young defenseman ran in an article published by the Czech site iSport.cz. It originally contained a quote which, when run through a translation..." September 21

  • Potential Henrik Lundqvist buyout opens options for NY Rangers

    Blue Seat Blogs "Last night, Libor Hajek spilled the beans that Henrik Lundqvist may have played his final game with the NY Rangers. Whether or not this is true remains to be seen, but this is becoming more and more of a reality. If, and possibly when, the Rangers pull the trigger on the..." September 17

  • Henrik Lundqvist told Rangers teammates he would be bought out or traded

    The Daily Goal Horn "The hurt was still fresh for the Rangers after getting swept by the Carolina Hurricanes. It was about to get deeper when Henrik Lundqvist addressed his teammates and said his goodbyes. According to Libor Hajek in a Czech interview today, “He said he didn’t know what would..." September 16

  • 6 Landing Spots for Rangers Goalie Henrik Lundqvist

    Bleacher Report "Henrik Lundqvist's days with the New York Rangers may soon draw to a close. He has spent his entire 15-season NHL career with the Blueshirts, but management could be ready to part ways with the longtime starter. Lundqvist, 38, has one year left on his..." September 01

  • NHL Announces 2020 King Clancy Finalists

    NHL.com "Matt Dumba, Henrik Lundqvist and P.K. Subban were named finalists for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy on Friday. The award is given annually to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian..." August 14

  • Henrik Lundqvist’s Rangers future hazy after ‘personal discussion’

    New York Post "John Davidson didn’t wait long to begin one of the most important conversations facing the Rangers this offseason. When they got off the plane from Toronto last week, after getting swept by the Hurricanes in the Stanley Cup qualifiers, Davidson got together with Henrik Lundqvist..." August 11

  • Henrik Lundqvist retirement rumors surface after Rangers playoff elimination

    Sportsnaut "Dejection, disbelief, defeat. Those words best describe the looks on the faces of every member of the Rangers last night. A look that was epitomized on the face of the franchise, Henrik Lundqvist after the sweep by the Hurricanes. No one last night wanted to talk about this being..." August 06

  • Henrik Lundqvist will start today versus 'Canes

    Forever Blueshirts "In some wild news, Igor Shesterkin has been deemed unfit to play. Due to no word on injuries, all we know is that he is day to day. Henrik Lundqvist gets the start. " August 01