Greenburgh, N.Y. • Just two days after surprisingly watching from the bench for a second straight game, goalie Henrik Lundqvist agreed to a long-term contract extension with the Rangers on Wednesday.
Lundqvist, in the final season of a six-year, $41.25 million deal, agreed to a seven-year contract worth $59.5 million. His salary-cap charge will rise from $6.875 million to $8.5 million and make him the NHL’s highest-paid goalie.
The deal should keep him starring on Broadway for the rest of his career.
"To picture myself anywhere else, it was just wrong and it was never an option," Lundqvist said.
The Associated Press
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