Tag Archives: Lundqvist

SPOTLIGHT: ALL-STARS

Bruce BerletBY: Bruce Berlet

Connecticut Whale personnel and fans knew rookie left wing Carl Hagelin was plenty fast from the time he played his first pro-game in the playoffs last April.

Hagelin continued to blaze an impressive trail in his first 17 games this season after being among the Rangers’ final cuts, getting seven goals and six assists to earn a call-up on Nov. 24. Hagelin, who co-captained the University of Michigan to the NCAA championship game a year ago, also showed well almost from the outset in the NHL, getting seven goals and seven assists in his first 16 games.

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LUNDQVIST HOPING CLOTHING MAKES DREAMS COME TRUE

henrikHENRIK LUNDQVIST LAUNCHES CROWN COLLECTION TO BENEFIT THE GARDEN OF DREAMS FOUNDATION

Crown Collection Apparel Available Exclusively at Madison Square Garden Beginning Today

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist today launched the Crown Collection, a selection of apparel he designed that will benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation.  Launching the Crown Collection is just one way that Lundqvist, a spokesperson for the Foundation, is committed to helping fulfill Garden of Dreams’ mission of making dreams come true for children facing obstacles. In the six years since the Foundation’s inception, Lundqvist has inspired thousands of special children through Rangers ticket donations and hosting events.

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FANFARE: AND IN NET, MARTY BIRON

220xBY: Adam Gavriel

Before the start of the off-season in 2010, New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella and the Blueshirts’ management were seeking answers to the questions regarding the mystery surrounding why the the team had failed to win Lord Stanley’s Cup since 1994. Their analysis led them to take a look around the league and discovered a trend adopted by all Stanley Cup champions for the past several years prior.

The Red Wings had won the cup in 2007-2008 using a 1A, 1B goalie system. In the net were Chris Osgood and Dominick Hasek; with neither playing more than 43 games.

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