Buzz: The Rangers and Henrik Lundqvist are trying to get a Contract Extension done before the season

Wild Rangers Hockey5:04PM: Lundqvist spoke with Pierre LeBrun and said that he would like to have the deal done and that his agent Don Meehan is likely to re-connect with the Rangers next week.

He says that they are working on the contract extension and that he is very excited about training camp starting. He said that he doesn’t want any distractions during the season and that he has an agent to deal with this stuff. He added that both sides are “hopeful of figuring something out.”

2:31PM: According to a tweet from Nick Cotsonika, at the NHL Media tour, Henrik Lundqvist says that the Rangers and his representatives are engaged in contract negotiations and that they hope to get a deal done before the season starts on 10/3.

Lundqvist told Cotosnika that he wants to focus on hockey during the season but that he may allow talks to during that time.

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