BY Johanna Albertsson

 

It’s no secret that Henrik Lundqvist is the heart and soul of the New York Rangers organization. However, with an uncertain season ahead, rumours have swirled about the famed goaltender’s future in Manhattan. Despite being the oldest member of the Rangers roster, Lundqvist has made it very clear that he’s not going anywhere and neither is his success.

Henrik Lundqvist and the Career of a King

Think of the longest job you had. Every day, did you go in and put in 110 percent of your heart and soul? Probably not. Over the last 13 years, Lundqvist has done exactly that. Lundqvist led the Rangers through many successful playoff appearances, including the 2013-14 Stanley Cup Final and 2014-15 President’s Trophy season. Even when his play lagged, his dedication to improvement was painfully apparent. Surrounded by the infamous rebuild of 2018-19, fans and critics called on Lundqvist to jump ship and go win a cup somewhere else. Lundqvist is having none of that. In numerous interviews, Lundqvist continues to tell the press that New York City is his home and being a part of the New York Rangers means an incredible amount to him.

 

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