Lundqvist last played on March 7, in a win against the Florida Panthers.
According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, the netminder is likely dealing with a hip injury.
“Lundqvist had an MRI. They believe it’s a hip injury that’s bothering him,” Kypreos said on Hockey Night in Canada. “They’re not overly concerned, they think he can get some significant games in toward the latter part of the month to get ready for the playoffs.”
Lundqvist has a 2.65 goals-against average and .913 save percentage this season.
New York has recalled goaltender Magnus Hellberg from AHL Hartford.
The 25-year-old has an 11-11-5 record with a 2.91 goals-against average and .902 save percentage in 31 games with the Wolf Pack this season.