After being criticized for staying quiet NHL goalie Henrik Lundqvist speaks out against anti-gay law


Henrik Lundqvist, who has taken a fair amount of heat since declining comment on the Russian government’s anti-gay laws during an appearance on behalf of the Swedish Olympic team last Friday, spoke out Monday upon his arrival in North America.

“As a private person, sitting here now, I do not have a problem saying that I do not agree with the laws and that they are not correct,” Lundqvist told The Post at the Rangers’ practice rink in Greenburgh after joining a half-dozen teammates on the ice. “I have been taking a stand for gay athletes and gay people the last few years.

“I think it is very important that we all have the same rights.”

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