Flyers play their best game, Rangers still win Game 3

The Rangers won game 3 of the NHL Playoffs against the Flyers with a commanding 4-1 victory. The Flyers played their best game of the series, but fell behind 2-0 early in the first period after the Rangers caught the bounces that they didn’t get in game 2. That turned out to be all she wrote as the Flyers were only able to squeak one goal past Henrik Lundqvist. Optically, the...
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The Rangers will be a dangerous team in the playoffs

The title and story sounds familiar. The Rangers will be a dangerous team in the playoffs. The usual reason is because Henrik Lundqvist can steal a series, something he’s done multiple times in the past. But the Washington Capitals are not in the playoffs this year, so there needs to be a different narrative. This […]
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers: Henrik Lundqvist Needs a Ring to be Called King

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist has established himself as the king of the crease on the grandest stage, the world’s most famous arena. Throughout his career for the blue shirts, Lundqvist has conquered every mountain there is for an NHL goaltender. Most career wins and shutouts for the franchise? check. Being the team’s icon? check. Vezina trophy winner? check...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Radio: Lundqvist Talks Not Having to Prove Anything In Playoffs, AV & Flyers

Yesterday, Henrik Lundqvist was a guest on the Michael Kay Radio Show (ESPN Radio) to discuss the playoffs and the Flyers… http://nyrangersblog.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2014/04/kay_2014-04-14-173916-7744-0-1-0.48b.mp3 Here’s Lundqvist’s most memorable line: “I don’t feel I have to prove I can play in the playoffs, absolutely not. My last seven years in Sweden, I...
Via NY Rangers Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the New York Rangers made the playoffs

The Rangers wrapped up the regular season on Saturday night in Montreal, picking up a point in an overtime loss to push their season total to 96. Afterward, Henrik Lundqvist reflected on how far this team has come since October. “It was a rollercoaster of a season with the start we had, but we regrouped […] The post Why the New York Rangers made the playoffs appeared first on isportsweb.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Musings: Can the Rangers contend long term?

The Rangers entertain the hapless Sabres tonight. A team with hopes of a deep playoff run should be winning tonight with ease so with that jinx behind us, let’s throw up a few Ranger based thoughts. Let’s briefly address the ‘win now’ theory. Henrik Lundqvist is 32 and has a shiny new seven year deal. […]
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

The home-ice disadvantage for the New York Rangers

It wasn’t long ago that Madison Square Garden was the “extra attacker” for the Broadway Blueshirts. But lately, the polished arena, with its wide hallways, over-the-top bridges and innumerable suites, has hardly been an ally. These days, when the Rangers play at home, it’s as if they’re skating inside a glass box. The players and the fans seem to occupy a different space...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

MSG will celebrate Henrik Lundqvist Day tomorrow

The Rangers were kind enough to send me a press release the other day, noting that they will be devoting all of the programming tomorrow to Henrik Lundqvist. Lundqvist, as you know, recently set the Rangers all-time wins record, passing Mike Richter with his 302nd win. Programming will begin at noon, and end just in time for the game against the Phoenix Coyotes. You can read the...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The reasons for keeping Cam Talbot beyond this year are adding up

Talbot’s cap hit is just $565,500 next season When Henrik Lundqvist re-signed with the Rangers for seven years, $59.5 million on December 4, one of the possible dominoes was the team trading backup goalie Cam Talbot this summer. Talbot has produced at probably an unsustainable level. With just one season separating the 26-year-old from unrestricted free agency, you have to assume...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lundqvist's mask pays homage to Yankees during Stadium Series

When the New York Rangers take to the ice at Yankee Stadium as part of the NHL’s Stadium Series against the Devils and Islanders, goalie Henrik Lundqvist will be paying homage to New York Yankees heroes of the past.Lundqvist is ditching his normal mask for a tricked-out paint scheme that has Yankee pinstripes down the front and images of Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig on...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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