Predicting Henrik Lundqvist’s Next Contract with New York Rangers

August 20th, 2013 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »

There are only a handful of NHL stars who fans couldn't imagine playing for another team.

As the heart and soul of the New York Rangers, superstar goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is one of those guys.

"King Henrik," as he's known in New York, is arguably the best goaltender in the NHL and has been the clear-cut MVP of the Rangers for almost all of his eight-year NHL career. Given his importance to the Blueshirts and place among the best at his position, the 31-year-old is in line for a massive payday before being eligible for unrestricted free agency next July.

According to Will Sammon of Newsday, negotiations between the Rangers and Lundqvist's representatives are finally underway. Lundqvist said, via Sammon:

We're talking. The good thing, though, is that we have another year, so there's no pressure to get it done. But we're definitely talking, and we'll see where it leads. So far it's been a great time in New York, and I don't see any reasons to leave.

The biggest question surrounding Lundqvist's future in New York isn't if he will stay long-term; it's how much will it cost for the team to re-sign h ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.