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Lundqvist rides bike in Times Square to raise money for cancer research

Rangers goalie participates in Cycle for Survival event in New York @NHLdotcom

Henrik Lundqvist used his morning bike ride to fight cancer in New York on Wednesday.

The New York Rangers goalie pedaled on a stationary bike as part of the Times Square Takeover for Cycle for Survival, which raises money to research rare cancers.

Instagram from @hank30nyr: Morning workout today at Times Square for a great cause. #Cycleforsurvivor an amazing organization that raises money for rare cancer research. Great support from @TagheuerView on Instagram

Lundqvist was one of about 1,000 riders, who consisted of doctors, patients, caregivers, survivors of rare cancers and special guests. He got involved through Tag Heuer watchmakers, a first-time sponsor of the event.

About 100 bikers rode at a time throughout the day. All money raised went to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

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