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07:28 AM ET 10.03 | When it comes to negotiations, Henrik Lundqvist has declared himself a scratch. [Lundqvist] is removing himself from conversations with management regarding a contract extension, the Rangers' franchise goaltender said following Wednesday's practice. "For me, all my focus is going to be on hockey; on the game and winning," Lundqvist said before the Blueshirts' flight to Phoenix for Thursday's season-opener. "That's all I care about. If the Rangers and my representatives talk, that's fine, but me personally, I am not going to get involved." Lundqvist's representatives at Newport Sports have been in a steady dialogue with team management since early last month, but sources have told The Post little progress has been made in sealing a deal that would keep the King from becoming an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

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October 3, 2013  09:07 AM ET

The Rangers will pay dearly.

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October 3, 2013  09:13 AM ET

Could be the beginning of the end?

October 3, 2013  09:14 AM ET
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The Rangers will pay dearly.

Ed Zachary. If Slats gave Gomez that much money how much will he give Henrik?

October 3, 2013  09:24 AM ET
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The Rangers will pay dearly .....

.... if not them, somebody else will.

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October 3, 2013  09:30 AM ET
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I don't think it's a matter of money...

It's ALWAYS about the money!

PS

Break up the Leafs!

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October 3, 2013  09:37 AM ET
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I don't think it's a matter of money...

Speaking of money from what I saw of the Leafs/Flyers game Davie spent well this summer.

I hope Jimmy likes ballcaps.

October 3, 2013  09:39 AM ET

Would love to see him a Pens uniform...or out of it. Whatever. :)

October 3, 2013  09:41 AM ET
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82-0! 82-0! No season-opening 20 game goalless drought for Phil the Thrill this time around!

"Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall."

Just sayin'

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October 3, 2013  09:45 AM ET
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Would love to see him a Pens uniform...or out of it. Whatever. :)

Henrik Lundqvist misses "Three Fingers." Trade him to Vancouver for Luongo, I say. :-)

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October 3, 2013  10:01 AM ET
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They are looking good...and if im the coach i'm playing Bernier next game..matter of fact im playing him till he loses...he looked very sharp.

Send Reimer to Pittsburgh.

October 3, 2013  10:01 AM ET
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Yes, i've heard that one. Have you heard the line about the delusional, snap-judgmental Leafs fan?Yeah, hi. :)

LOL..

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