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Henrik Lundqvist Recipient of Victoria Scholarship
July 16th, 2016 at 1:50 PM
"King" Henrik Lundqvist was officially recognized by royalty in his native Sweden on Thursday. The New York Rangers goalie was the recipient of the Victoria Scholarship, which has been given annually on July 14 to a Swedish athlete or athletes since the Crown Princess of Sweden was born on that date...

Henrik Lundqvist Named to Team Sweden at World Cup of Hockey 2016
May 27th, 2016 at 12:39 PM
The Swedish Ice Hockey Association announced today its final, 23-man roster for the World Cup of Hockey 2016, the best-on-best international hockey championship from Sept. 17 to Oct. 1, 2016, in Toronto. Seven players were added today, highlighted below. They join the 16 selected to the team on March 2. Representing Team...

Goaltender Antti Raanta Has a New Contract with New York Rangers
May 3rd, 2016 at 10:11 AM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Antti Raanta on a new contract. ***PHOTO1*** Per BlueshirtsUnited.com: Raanta, 26, appeared in 25 games with the Rangers this past season, posting an 11-6-2 record, along with a 2.24 GAA, a .919 SV%, and 1...

Antti Raanta to Start in Goal Saturday in Montreal for the First Time in His Career
March 26th, 2016 at 10:08 AM
Over the weekend the New York Rangers will play back-to-back contests, and on Friday head coach Alain Vigneault announced that Antti Raanta would start in goal when the team faces off with the Canadiens up in Montreal on Saturday night. Henrik Lundqvist then will get the start on Sunday when...

Magnus Hellberg Recalled from Hartford Wolf Pack
March 4th, 2016 at 11:59 AM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has recalled goaltender Magnus Hellberg from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an emergency basis. Hellberg, 24, has appeared in 40 games with the Wolf Pack this season, posting a 22-16-2 record, along with...