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Rangers re-sign Henrik Lundqvist [7 years, $59.5M, $8.5M AAV, Full NMC]

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12-04-2013, 08:52 AM
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Rangers re-sign Henrik Lundqvist [7 years, $59.5M, $8.5M AAV, Full NMC]

“@DarrenDreger: Announcement re: Lundqvist extension coming soon.”

“@DarrenDreger: Vague details. Hearing 7 years and $8+ mil per for Lundqvist.”

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“@DarrenDreger: 7 years, $8.5 per is believed to Lundqvist's extension agreement.”


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Exciting news!!!!! 6years AAV 7.5?

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One slip up from Cam, and away we go.

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“@DarrenDreger: Vague details. Hearing 7 years and $8+ mil per for Lundqvist.”

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Great news!
Wanted him traded, but ONLY IF it was 100% certian that he would not resign. Glad to hear that he's signed, loosing him for nothing would have been a mess.

Guessing 7 years 8.3 million. Slats gave a bit more $ and got the 8th year off of the deal.

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Dude wants to keep living here. There's no better place to live than NYC when you are filthy rich.

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7 yrs 8 mil+ PASS

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Dude wants to keep living here. There's no better place to live than NYC when you are filthy rich.
Correct... And Lundqvist likes to do things too. NYC is the greatest for that. He was never leaving.


The problem is that we invest a huge chunk of our cap space on a goaltender.... So clearly our skill positions aren't going to be as strong as opposing teams.

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“@Real_ESPNLeBrun: As per @DarrenDreger, Henrik Lundqvist has reached agreement on an extension with the New York Rangers”

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More than $8M? Oh man.

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He wasn't going anywhere people.

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The problem is that we invest a huge chunk of our cap space on a goaltender.... So clearly our skill positions aren't going to be as strong as opposing teams.
Cap space will go up. The contract is for the next 7 years. Hank deserves to be the highest paid goalie in the league.

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I won't say anything negative about his play, but he'll be here with a massive contract till he's 39? Is there an out?

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“@DarrenDreger: 7 years, $8.5 per is believed to Lundqvist's extension agreement.”

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Glad to call Henrik Lundqvist a career Ranger.

The rest of you... I don't believe in telling people how to feel about things, but you should be a little more appreciative of what he has done. By the end of this contract he will be far and away the best goalie in NYR history (An original 6 franchise) and probably one of the top 5 career Rangers.

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@DarrenDreger: 7 years, $8.5 per is believed to Lundqvist's extension agreement.
Eek... Glad to have him, and think it was the right move to sign him, but 8.5 million buys a lot of scoring talent...

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Glad to call Henrik Lundqvist a career Ranger.

The rest of you... I don't believe in telling people how to feel about things, but you should be a little more appreciative of what he has done. By the end of this contract he will be far and away the best goalie in NYR history (An original 6 franchise) and probably one of the top 5 career Rangers.
This 100%.

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@DarrenDreger: 7 years, $8.5 per is believed to Lundqvist's extension agreement.
If true, solid signing.

Could've made way more than that on the open market.

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A lot of money for a backup goalie.

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Glad to call Henrik Lundqvist a career Ranger.

The rest of you... I don't believe in telling people how to feel about things, but you should be a little more appreciative of what he has done. By the end of this contract he will be far and away the best goalie in NYR history (An original 6 franchise) and probably one of the top 5 career Rangers.
They're going to need to make room for a banner, no doubt.

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Not unexpected. Good for the Rangers to actually get a key piece locked up.

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A lot of money for a backup goalie.
Ha...

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8.5 Mill for a friggin goalie past his prime. This team is done for. Should've traded him and gone for Talbot. Cheaper, better, younger, money for offense. A goalie can't score goals!!!

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I'm with Fitzy, can't think of a guy I'd rather have had as a career NYR with the possible exception of Leetch.

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