The Rangers do not have a goalie controversy, let’s get that out of the way now. What they do have is two very talented goalies playing at a high level of hockey. This sounds like a good thing to me. Antti Raanta is getting the start tonight vs the Stanley Cup Champ Penguins. Over the past few weeks some of the hockey world thinks that Lundqvist’s benching is a sign of concern for the Blueshirts and for the King’s future in NY. I take this the complete opposite ways. Lets take a quick look at the easy stats: King Henrik Continue reading What Goalie Controversy?!
A New York team made a big signing this week that will affect the team for the next decade. It was for 7 years and they did the New York thing, overpay for too long. Realistically it was the right move and more importantly the only move. This was not the Yankees signing Jacoby Ellsbury, we are talking about Henrik “The King” Lundqvist and his 7 year $59.5MM new deal with the Rangers. Hank will be 38 years old by the time his contract runs out but this was the only move for the Rangers. Having a elite goalie is Continue reading The King of New York