MSG Networks announced today that former New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will join the broadcast team as a studio analyst for Rangers games.
Lundqvist will join John Giannone and Steve Valiquette in studio for pregame, intermission, and postgame coverage. He will make his first appearance for the Blueshirts’ home opener on Thursday, October 14th.
Henrik Lundqvist joins MSG Networks
“It’s exciting to be a rookie again, and to join my new teammates Steve (Valiquette) and John (Giannone) on MSG Networks this season,” said Lundqvist in a press release. “The Rangers run through my blood, and I can’t wait to break down games for the best fans in hockey.”
Lundqvist, who just retired this summer after a brilliant NHL career is the Rangers leader in wins with 459, good for sixth in league history. He was also a 5x NHL All-Star and won the Vezina Trophy in 2012.
“We are thrilled to welcome Henrik Lundqvist, one of the most iconic and beloved figures in Rangers history, to the MSG Networks family and add his engaging presence to our Rangers studio team,” said Andrea Greenberg, President and CEO, MSG Networks. “After an exceptional and dominant playing career on the ice, Henrik will undoubtedly continue to bring that same level of excellence to our Rangers broadcasts as an analyst this season.”
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