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New York Rangers

Position
G
 
Jersey
30
Name  Henrik Lundqvist
Born  3/2/1982
Height  6-1
Weight  188
Shoots  L
5/29/2014 10:56:00 PM
Description: Henrik Lundqvist shook off a brutal outing in Game 5 to shut out Montreal in the Rangers' series-clinching win Thursday at Madison Square Garden.
Insight: New York is headed to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1994. Lundqvist has saved a remarkable 92.2 percent of the shots he's faced this postseason. The Rangers will face the winner of the Blackhawks/Kings series that resumes tomorrow night in Los Angeles.
 
Hot5/26/2014 9:26:00 AM
Description: Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist wasn't one of the three stars of Game 4, but he did stop 27 of 29 shots en route to the victory and a 3-1 lead in the series.
Insight: Lundqvist has stopped 109 of 117 attempts (.931 save percentage) in this series. He's 11-7 with a .931 save percentage and a 1.98 GAA in 18 playoff games this season.
 
Hot5/19/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was nearly impenetrable again in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals Monday against the Canadiens.
Insight: Lundqvist made 40 saves on 41 shots to lead New York to a 2-0 series lead. He's won five straight games while allowing a total of six goals on 168 shots (.964 SV%, 1.20 GAA) in that span.
 
Hot5/13/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves on 36 shots in Game 7 of New York's second-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins to get his team into the Eastern Conference Finals.
Insight: Lundqvist brought New York back from a 3-1 series deficit by making 102 saves on 105 shots (.971) the last three games. The 32-year-old netminder has a superb .931 SV% in 14 starts this postseason and has picked up two Game 7 victories.
 
5/12/2014 9:09:00 PM
Description: The NHL has fined Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist $5,000 for pouring water on Penguins center Sidney Crosby Sunday in Game 6. SOURCE: Dave Stubbs, Montreal Gazette
Insight: Lundqvist was retaliating for Crosby spearing Dominic Moore at the end of the second period. Tuesday's Game 7 should be extremely physical.
 
Hot5/11/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: New York goalie Henrik Lundqvist was phenomenal Sunday in a Game 6 win over Pittsburgh.
Insight: The Penguins peppered him with 37 shots but Lundqvist saved 36 of them, his most so far this postseason. The Rangers have momentum but Pittsburgh has home ice advantage for Tuesday night's series finale.
 
4/30/2014 9:51:00 PM
Description: Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist blocked 26 of 27 shots to lead New York to a Game 7 win over the Flyers Wednesday night.
Insight: Lundqvist was pulled from Game 6 after giving up four goals in the first two periods but he bounced back just one day later to get the Rangers into the second round.
 
3/9/2014 3:06:00 PM
Description: Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist shut out the Red Wings Sunday in a 3-0 win.
Insight: Johan Franzen and Gustav Nyquist have been doing an admirable job keeping Detroit's offense afloat with Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk injured, but Lundqvist shut them down. He had a 3.77 GAA and an .872 SV% in his first four starts of March after posting a 1.91 GAA and a .937 SV% in January and February.
 
Hot1/22/2014 1:28:00 PM
Description: Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist practiced Wednesday after missing Tuesday's game due to illness. SOURCE: Pat Leonard, New York Daily News.
Insight: Lundqvist's stats -- 17-17-3, 2.54 GAA, .915 SV% -- are disappointing but he has played better this month, going 5-1 with a 1.34 GAA and a .958 SV% his last six starts. He should be able to play Thursday against the Blues.
 
1/21/2014 12:19:00 PM
Description: Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist will sit on Tuesday, due to illness, in favor of Cameron Talbot.
Insight: Lundqvist may be the best in the league, but Talbot has played very well in his time between the pipes, going 10-3-0 with a 1.62 GAA and .940 SV%.
 
Hot1/16/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist notched his first shutout since Oct. 31 Thursday against the Red Wings.
Insight: Lundqvist made 38 saves in the blanking of Detroit and has returned to form as of late, going 4-1 with a 1.40 GAA and a .966 SV% in his last five starts.
 
Cold12/20/2013 9:52:00 PM
Description: Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has given up at least three goals in each of his last seven starts.
Insight: He gave up four on just 19 shots Friday against the Islanders and clearly isn't playing his best hockey right now. Fantasy owners should put him on the bench for the time being.
 
12/4/2013 10:21:00 AM
Description: The Rangers inked goaltender Henrik Lundqvist to a seven-year, $59.5 million contract extension on Wednesday. SOURCE: NESN
Insight: Lundqvist was going to be a free agent after the season. You could argue he's been the best goaltender in hockey over the last half-decade. Lundqvist will be 39 by the time his contract expires.
 
10/31/2013 10:43:00 PM
Description: New York goalie Henrik Lundqvist stopped all 29 shots Thursday for his second shutout of the season.
Insight: Lundqvist had lost in each of his previous two outings. He'll be between the pipes again Saturday against Carolina.
 
10/28/2013 10:49:00 PM
Description: Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (undisclosed) returned to action Monday against the Canadiens and allowed two goals on 27 shots.
Insight: The Rangers were shut out by Montreal backup goalie Peter Budaj, dropping Lundqvist to 2-5-0 and New York to 3-7-0. The Rangers have scored just 1.5 goals per game this season and been shut out three times, so be sure to start your goalies against them. They play at the Islanders Tuesday, versus Buffalo Thursday and versus Carolina Saturday.
 
10/28/2013 1:55:00 PM
Description: Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is probable for Monday's game against Montreal.
Insight: Lundqvist's undisclosed injury isn't believed to be serious, but Saturday was his second straight absence. He hasn't played well this season (2-4-0, 3.45 GAA, .890 SV%), but he's too good to continue playing at this level.
 
10/26/2013 4:18:00 PM
Description: Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is targeting Monday for his return from an undisclosed injury, according to the Bergen Record.
Insight: Lundqvist's undisclosed injury isn't believed to be serious, but Saturday will be his second straight absence.
 
10/25/2013 4:50:00 PM
Description: Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is doubtful for Saturday's game against the Red Wings, according to Steve Zipay of Newsday.
Insight: Lundqvist's undisclosed injury isn't believed to be serious, but Saturday will be his second straight absence.
 
10/23/2013 1:33:00 PM
Description: New York goalie Henrik Lundqvist won't play Thursday at Philadelphia. SOURCE: Andrew Gross, The Bergen Record
Insight: It's unclear what Lundqvist's exact injury is but it seems to be of the minor variety. Backup Cam Talbot will start, with Jason Missiaen backing him up.
 
10/22/2013 2:58:00 PM
Description: Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist missed a second straight practice and is questionable for Thursday's game.
Insight: Lundqvist has struggled to open the season going 2-4-0 with a 3.45 GAA and an .890 SV%. He'll have to turn it around soon or risk being a fantasy bust this season as he's always near the top of any goaltender list.
 

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