Henrik Lundqvist is taking the following action in his qualified career off the ice and has formally joined MSG in a freshly developed job that will see him operate for each the sports and leisure divisions.
For each the official launch:
Lundqvist will be included in numerous spots including symbolizing MSG Sports and MSG Amusement in a wide range of spouse and sponsorship endeavors, assisting with information progress for electronic platforms across the two organizations, increasing and strengthening the link with Rangers alumni, as nicely as lending his aid with the Yard of Desires Foundation. In addition, Lundqvist will after again be a lead studio analyst on MSG Community during the Rangers period.
This seems like a very good opportunity for Lundqvist as he adapts to existence post playing career, and it presents him a chance to find out about diverse components of MSG’s small business. The position also feels like a natural progression for him as Lundqvist has previous working experience with the Backyard of Desires Foundation, in addition to his his own foundation.
Lundqvist himself explain the job as being the new ambassador of Madison Sq. Yard, and it appears like he will also be executing quite a few of the issues that the late good Rod Gilbert did.
Also from the release Lundqvist stated:
In the course of the earlier yr considering that I introduced my retirement, I have relished the option to examine many different spots of the sports activities and amusement industry and I seem forward to continuing on that path. At the similar time, I am a Ranger at heart, and Madison Square Back garden is my home. I am thrilled to proceed my connection with MSG and the Rangers in this remarkable, expanded function.
It is mysterious if Lundqvist aspires to have a job in hockey functions such as a general supervisor or president of hockey operations, but receiving a get started this way isn’t that unheard of. Rick Nash joined the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2019 as a unique assistant to Jarmo Kekalainen, and labored on the enterprise side prior to starting to be the team’s director of player progress final time.
Lundqvist’s role is different in the perception that he’s not aspect of the Rangers’ entrance office environment, and as an alternative operating for MSG company, but it wouldn’t be all that surprising if that variations a number of yrs down the line. In any scenario, fantastic for Henrik that he’s ready to continue to be shut to the Rangers as he embarks in the future phase of his expert occupation, and it is terrific that he’ll keep on being a contributor to game coverage on MSG.