MSG Sunday: King for a Day

February 6, 2014, by

This came to me via email this afternoon. I thought you guys would be interested as we head into the Olympic break. Sunday February 9 will be dedicated to Henrik Lundqvist, and MSG will seven and a half hours of hockey televised honoring Hank. The press release is below:

New York, NY (February 6, 2014) – MSG Network will send Rangers fans into the NHL’s Olympic break with “King For A Day,” a special lineup of programming dedicated to Rangers All-Star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist on Sunday, February 9 starting at 3:30 p.m.

In addition to MSG Original programs featuring Lundqvist, the “King For A Day” schedule will include 60-minute versions of the Swedish Olympic goaltender’s five favorite games from his Rangers career on MSG. The games include Lundqvist’s first game in a Rangers’ sweater (Rangers vs. Devils – 10/13/05), the final game of the 2012 season sweep of the Flyers to earn the top spot in the East  (Rangers vs. Flyers – 4/3/12), a matchup against his twin brother Joel (Rangers vs. Dallas – 12/14/06) and his back-to-back shutouts in the 2013 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals that clinched the series (Rangers vs. Capitals: Game 6 – 5/12/13 and Rangers vs. Capitals: Game 7 – 5/13/13).

Episodes of MSG Original programming featuring Lundqvist include: a special three-part series of The Game 365, highlighted by host Fran Healy and Lundqvist in Sweden; “MSG Countdown: Henrik Lundqvist’s Greatest Saves;” and “ProFiles: Henrik Lundqvist.”

Below is the full schedule for “King For A Day” on Sunday, February 9.

3 :30 p.m.         “Rangers In 60: Rangers vs. Devils (10/13/05)”

4:30 p.m.         “MSG Countdown: Henrik Lundqvist’s Greatest Saves”

5:00 p.m.         “Rangers In 60: Rangers at Stars (12/14/06)”

6:00 p.m.         “The Game 365: Henrik Lundqvist – Part 1”

6:30 p.m.         “Rangers In 60 – Rangers at Flyers (4/3/12)”

7:30 p.m.         “MSG ProFiles: Henrik Lundqvist”

8:00 p.m.         “Rangers In 60: Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Game 6 – Rangers vs. Capitals (5/12/13)”

9:00 p.m.         “The Game 365: Henrik Lundqvist – Part 2”

9:30 p.m.         “The Game 365: Henrik Lundqvist – Part 3”

10:00 p.m.       “Rangers In 60: Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Game 7 – Rangers at Capitals (5/13/13)”

For additional content and more information about “King For A Day”, visit www.msg.com and www.facebook.com/MSGNetworks and follow @MSGNetworks on Twitter using the hashtag #KingHenrik to join the conversation.

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